Monthly Archives: December 2010

And the water stopped!

Bingo! Over the weekend the water stopped. I’d already arranged some time ago for all experimental work to stop after  the evening of December 22nd. So I knew that it was critical to get water meter readings at least once, … Continue reading

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Five rules for cycling in London in the snow

It snowed yesterday. A lot by London standards and airports are shut, trains delayed, and the usual political storm about “preparedness” has got going in earnest. I can’t say I’m all that bothered since I try to be like the … Continue reading

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And yet it flows…..

Christmas is in the air. Temperatures are dropping again. And we are only days away from the Departmental Christmas shut down. To my surprise, it didn’t prove too hard to get agreement to ensure that every single experiment in the … Continue reading

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The Dream Team

I have another of my usual gigs coming up, to give my talk on oscillations and pattern formation called “How the Zebra got its Stripes” (or actually this time it will be called “Painting by Chemistry not by Numbers”) at … Continue reading

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