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June 20th, 2016

Student-Led Teaching Award Nominations

I mentioned recently having been nominated for a student-led teaching award. While I wasn’t the winner, a few days later […]

June 15th, 2016

My Stance On The EU Referendum

Look, it boils down to this: if you have money, then vote to leave the EU. You have enough cash […]

April 28th, 2016


The final few workshops finished much less eventfully than they had started. It was no fault of anyone, the format […]

January 17th, 2016

Finding an outlet: there’s more to life than a PhD

Some advice: always start with a catchy title. This is the first thing noticed by a reader, so it’s crucial […]

April 8th, 2015

Database-fu, and the zen of independence

Part of my role as a PhD student is helping out undergraduates with problems. This is a lot less formal […]

March 11th, 2015

Still here.

I’ve been pretty busy lately. There are a few ideas for posts kicking around in my head, and hopefully there […]

July 10th, 2014


This morning has been really busy. A builder working on the flat upstairs had an accident, a stroke, and shouted […]

May 8th, 2014

On Working

I have this problem when I sit down to read, write or revise. It only happens when I’m trying to […]

February 28th, 2014

Life Lessons Learned From Foxit Reader

Recently I’d decided to install a new pdf program so I could lurk through documents without having to always go […]

July 18th, 2013

A Complaint To Northern Rail.

Hello. Posting this because it’s bound to get no attention from Northern Rail (or a very generic answer, at best) […]