I love the sciencey bit. I don’t mean the stuff on face cream or toothpaste ads. I mean the bit that comes just after the point where you ask yourself “Ooh, how does that work?” when you’re reading or watching something. I ask myself that question a lot, always have. And I love finding out,… Continue reading Here’s the sciencey bit
According to Wikipedia, ‘downshifting‘ means to live a simpler life with less focus on material things and to find an improved balance between life and work. It usually means spending ‘quality time’ with family and friends and trying to have less impact on the environment. It’s also about spending time meaningfully. In 2012 I’m downshifting. Why?… Continue reading Downshifting
There’s something about travelling by train that is special. I travelled around NSW by train quite a bit when I was younger and now I’m on the train for the first time in many years, travelling from Kempsey to Sydney. My son is beside me as we snake down the green strip east of the… Continue reading Something about trains
Back in April I was flushed with enthusiasm and couldn’t wait to get started on my blog. Since then I’ve had several ideas and started several posts, but each time I convinced myself that I didn’t really have anything important to say. All the blogs I read are by really cool people who have cool… Continue reading To blog … or not to blog …
This is how you trackback! It should take you here: http://diseaseprone.fieldofscience.com/2011/04/blogging-101-workshop.html
My first steps into the blogging world have begun at a workshop organised by the SA branch of the Australian Science Communicators. The workshop is currently being delivered by Mike Seyfang http://www.mikeseyfang.com. We’ll be doing some more examples through the evening. I can’t wait to lose the training wheels after tonight and get started!