Daily Archives: June 20, 2012

What’s a galaxy?

Every now and again, in casual conversation, someone asks something which catches me off guard briefly. Earlier today over a coffee, I was asked just such a question. After years of doing what I do and hearing all sorts of … Continue reading

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Examen ex machina

So the latest stage in the saga of Invader-Xan-has-no-funding-left has shown me yet another side to the University machine. This time of year brings a plethora of miscellaneous opportunities to work and get bonus income in the educational sector. You … Continue reading

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The most dangerous job in the galaxy

I remember once having one of those rambly post-pub conversations with a friend about how someone should write a sci fi sitcom about all the red shirt guys in star trek while they were off duty. You know… Just hanging … Continue reading

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