Tag Archives: life

Weekly Photo Challenge: Today Was a Good Day

Today was a good day. After a gruelling couple of weeks at work I gave myself the day off. My father is in poor health with a neurological disorder and brain damage caused by a fall last year. He is … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inspiration 

  As I trawled through my photos of sunsets, mountains, gardens, trees and sea to find one that would best depict the inspiration I derive from nature’s beauty, I came across this one. This is my chair that I knew I … Continue reading

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When Believing is Seeing

Today I awoke to read the news of the incredible discovery of a “Supervoid”, a gigantic hole in the universe and the largest structure ever identified by humans. At 1.8 billion light years across, astronomers are calling it “huge”. An … Continue reading

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The curse of the research scientist

I love science, I love research and I love working on problems that, if solved, could make a difference to the well-being of others. I love to relax at night and on planes by opening up the spread sheets, performing … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Ephemeral

In the blink of an eye they are no longer children. Oh to capture and hold on to those ephemeral moments of childish joy and fearlessness of the world.

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Baby, you’re a firework

I am so excited for tomorrow. Tomorrow I get to take my 10-year old baby to his first ever concert, to see an artist he has loved for years – Katy Perry. I remember several years ago, him sitting for … Continue reading

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Hang on, help is on its way!

Somewhere on the other side of the world a young boy is life-threateningly ill with leukaemia, a bone marrow transplant his only hope of cure. Somewhere on the other side of the world are anxious parents, excited, scared and hopeful; … Continue reading

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