Sochi Special: Speed Suits

Saturday, February 8, 2014 // 1 Comment

It’s very small, but it can have a significant impact no, I’m not going to follow that with #ThatsWhatSheSaid, because this is a serious answer to a serious [more...]

Explaining the Vortex

Saturday, January 11, 2014 // 3 Comments

Recently, much of North America (and it should be noted: ONLY North America) has experienced a brief period of record low temperatures as a result of the unusual but not [more...]

It’s all about light

Saturday, December 28, 2013 // 2 Comments

Recently I purchased as a gift one of those mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras (the Fujifilm X-M1 with 27mm lens, if you must know). The receiver of this gift, being [more...]

Olympic Selection Process

Friday, November 8, 2013 // 5 Comments

There has recently been some confusion surrounding the question: “how do I get into the Olympics in the sport of speed skating?”. Not helping in any of this is [more...]

Blades of Glory

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 // 5 Comments

These blades will CUT YOU There are really only three blades you need to consider if you are a serious speed skater. This is not as bad a state of affairs as you might think [more...]

Getting Into… Archery

Monday, August 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

It’s been a while since I last posted, and in that while I’ve travelled a bit. One of the places I passed through in my travels was London, and I was fortunate [more...]

Basic Training Principles

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 // 2 Comments

A pillow fight is good stress relief Sport is a funny thing. It is almost universally recognized that if you want to be good at a sport, then you have to train for it. [more...]

On Jobs (not Steve)

Sunday, May 20, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Unemployment Rate of Selected EU Countries (source: Google Public Data) People who religiously adhere to, or defend a doctrine are to be treated with suspicion. Nowhere [more...]

You Have AIDS

Monday, May 14, 2012 // 1 Comment

It is no secret that I like mathematics. It is generally known that most of the maths that I’m really into would fall under the heading of “pure [more...]

Anatomy of a Photograph

Sunday, May 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

It seems that it has been a while since I last wrote something about photography. It’s not that I’ve given up or anything – far from it, it’s just [more...]

Cultural Keys

Saturday, May 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

before you read the article – just keep staring at it until you get it Not long ago, I came across this on my facebook news feed with the caption “First you [more...]

Yeowie’s Technique Lab

Friday, November 25, 2011 // 1 Comment

I once read somewhere that if you took a race-ready rally car, and its street-legal equivalent (say a regular Subaru WRX), swapped the tyres, then drove both of them on a [more...]

Fluorinated Compounds

Monday, October 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

Last Friday I was fortunate enough to be present at my girlfriend's Ph.D. thesis defence at the University of Copenhagen. In case anyone is wondering, it went very well, and all the opponents spoke highly of her work, and now we can all call her "Doctor". [more...]
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