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He is gone – a poem by David Harkins

Two close friends have recently lost their fathers. I was at the funeral of one of them yesterday and this poem by David Harkins was read out: He is gone … Continue reading

July 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

World Vitiligo Day

Today (25th June) is World Vitiligo Day ( For those of you who don’t know, vitiligo is a condition affecting 1% of the world’s population in which a lack or … Continue reading

June 25, 2015 · 1 Comment

What’s wrong with crying anyway?

In case anyone managed to miss it this week, the Nobel laureate Professor Tim Hunt FRS informed a room full of conference delegates and media in South Korea that he … Continue reading

June 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fitness update – week 7

In my last post I set myself some goals for the week as follows: Go swimming at least once (haven’t been for at least a year probably) This I managed … Continue reading

June 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fitness update – end of week 6

Hmmm, well I’m not sure how much fitness has been achieved this week. The colonoscopy was on Wednesday and although it went ok, I must admit I was very nervous … Continue reading

June 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Meaning of life – is longevity part of it?

As regular readers will know I have been musing on the meaning of life and the reality of death recently. I basically believe that when an organism dies, its atoms … Continue reading

June 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fitness progress post – end of week 5

OK, 5 weeks into my fitness plan. Eagle eyed observers will see that I have not done any running, but instead am walking a lot. This has mainly been because … Continue reading

May 31, 2015 · 2 Comments

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