Last week, I popped back to leafy Surrey to do a bit of filming. It gave me the opportunity to pop round to my Dad's house for a cup of tea and a catch up. When rummaging through my old room for things I might want to take back to London, I came across this … Continue reading Colour me happy!
Anyone who knows me knows I have big hair; big, curly hair – I joke it’s a mane, but seriously it’s not far off. My hair and I frequently don’t get on; it misbehaves, it frizzes, and I often don’t give it the attention that, like a grumpy child, it demands! But, however much I … Continue reading My tangle-free mane! (Or why does curly hair tangle less than straight hair?)
Usually when I start a blog post I like to try and be creative in my descriptions of how I’m feeling, or what has happened to me. This time I think it’s better for you and me that I don’t. Why? Because I have really bad stomach pain, and I don’t think anyone wants to hear … Continue reading A pleasing peppermint cure!
Yesterday, my coursemates and I took advantage of the last of the warming rays of sunshine from the recent good weather, and ventured into Holland Park for a picnic to celebrate the birthdays of the beautiful Camilla and Thea. I don’t know whether it was the sun, the Pimms, or the fact that we weren’t … Continue reading The physiology of tickling Ed!
A slight running theme of late I’m afraid. The reason? I’ve started to revise for my exams. Most people find this particularly tiresome, but for someone who rarely stops to sit down it is bordering on depressive for me. Running gives me a chance, not only to clear my head, but it also lifts me, … Continue reading How to get high… naturally!
I have decided that I really have to start running again. A couple of weeks ago, when I was moving, I stumbled across my old lacrosse training diaries. In these, I meticulously documented my training, what food I had eaten, and tactics we had covered in sessions. Although I have no desire to return to … Continue reading Another reason to pull on the lycra and get fit!
I am slightly odd... ok, ok – I’m very odd, but I’m actually talking about something specific here. I eat my food with my knife in my left hand. As a proud left-handed person, and a very stubborn child, I insisted that if I was a true leftie I was going to eat my food … Continue reading Lethal lefties!
Currently the front of my head is throbbing with the dull ache of a tension headache. I cannot pinpoint the source of the pain; it’s lingering somewhere behind my eyes and yet at the same time is gripping my forehead. It is deeply uncomfortable, and I’m waiting for the painkillers to kick in and relieve … Continue reading The science of a tension headache!
A couple of weeks ago I was sat in the weak spring sunlight watching a beautiful red ladybird with a multitude of perfectly formed black dots scattered in a beautiful symmetry across its wing cases. It crawled along my foot, meandering in a seemingly drunken path back and forth; it was mesmerising to watch. That is … Continue reading I give ladybirds STDs…
This week, along with course mates Rosie and Jan, I channelled the spirit of Neil Buchanan and created a giant art attack on Queens Lawn at Imperial. We collected items from departments all over Imperial to create a glorious double helix. Who said coursework can’t be fun?! However, in the process of carrying … Continue reading The blog post of an accident prone science geek