As you may know, I am quite interested in sugar… both in eating it and of the negative consequences eating it might have. With discussions of sugar and fizzy drink taxes, the topic is creating plenty of headlines. As such, I was interested to come across a new Change4Life Sugar Smart App (I got it… Continue reading Sugar Smart App
Big news in my life… yesterday I bought a percolator! For those of you who are not knowledgeable baristas, a percolator is a device in which boiling water circulates through ground coffee to brew coffee. Mine makes a small pot of strong coffee which can be drunk espresso style or used to make other coffee… Continue reading 3 cups a day keeps the doctor away
Winter is Coming… and in the non-fantasy world, Christmas comes with it. Love it or hate it, you can’t deny that Christmas tends to take over for a month or two every winter (or three or four if you work in retail)! I happen to be one of those annoying people who loves everything about Christmas.… Continue reading Be selfish… by being generous!
A couple of weeks ago I celebrated a friends birthday with a party in his new (and lovely) flat. The morning after, the flat was not so lovely. It was a mess, filled with sleeping bags, empty bottles, and dirty glasses. While I was more than happy to be in the mess, one of my… Continue reading Messy Mind or Tidy Thoughts?
Browsing my local Superdrug store recently, my eyes fell upon an unusual box with an unusual price. 23andMe is a genetic testing service through which you can receive information about your DNA from a saliva sample and can be purchased from many high street drug stores. For £124.99 you can discover if you have 10+ genetic risk factors,… Continue reading Genetic testing – the good, the bad and the ugly.
I have been incredibly busy over the last year and my blog has suffered as a result! But having really enjoyed writing it, I hope to get back into blogging. I have just completed my masters in Science Communication at Imperial College London which was a thoroughly enjoyable and rewarding experience. While the job search begins,… Continue reading Back to blogging!
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 780 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 13 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the… Continue reading 2014 in review