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Hotel Room

So yesterday afternoon I arrived in Taipei for a weeklong conference about cosmic dust, and as I write this I’m relaxing in a rather comfortable hotel room. Interestingly enough, this marks the 4th country I’ve visited across 2 continents over … Continue reading

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Geometric Clothing

The Japanese shop, Muji, has had a few UK branches for quite a number of years now. It surprised a few of my friends here in Tokyo when I told them this, but I’ve been periodically buying things there for … Continue reading

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Sheer genius!

It seems that my subconscious hasn’t quite acclimatised yet, to the fact that I’m in a different country. Normally, if I was leaving for a conference in two days time, I’d be fastidiously organising, planning, and making arrangements. However, seeing … Continue reading

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東京にようこそ!

Gosh, well that turned out to be rather a long hiatus, didn’t it? Ever since the vivapocalypse, life seems to have been all systems go. Evidently, moving to the other side of the planet to start a new job is … Continue reading

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Surprise Conference

There are some times in this crazy academic lifestyle which make all of the hardships and woes entirely worthwhile. This, my dear readers, right here and right now. This is precisely one of those moments. As I type this, I’m … Continue reading

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外人ブログ

I like to think of myself as a good and responsible traveller. Certainly, I’d imagine many people like to think this of themselves. Though I always like to try and make an effort when I’m going elsewhere. I’ve always considered … Continue reading

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Astrochemical Shenanigans

So I may not have been blogging much recently. I seem to be a bit of a rubbish blogger lately. But then, I have a whole host of other things I should be writing at the moment, including at least … Continue reading

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Always travel with a hat.

I’m serious. Always travel with a hat. A decent hat is a traveller’s best friend, in my opinion. And bizarrely enough, I think I’m now qualified to actually say that. There are several very good reasons to carry a hat … Continue reading

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The other side of the world…

So I promised myself I’d try to be a better blogger and actually, you know, blog from time to time. Unfortunately I’m currently jetlagged and exhausted in more or less every conceivable way. This, it seems, is what happens when … Continue reading

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Fallout

I stumbled upon this rather niftly little video of the Eyjafjallajökull ash cloud as it progressed its way across Europe. Hydrodynamics are interesting. The airborne volcanic ash moves in much the same way you might see when you drip ink … Continue reading

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