Monthly Archives: September 2009

Will my pumpkins survive?

I think I seeded my pumpkins too late.  They = are flowering now, but as of this morning, I think things are getting cooler.  = I’m worried they’ll die from the cold before they grow big enough to = eat.  … Continue reading

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Back to the Henley Show

Last year we headed to the Henley show.  It was our favourite show of the year.  For me this was because they have a giant vegetable competition!  Again I was keen to checkout the large marrow, pumpkin and carrots.  I … Continue reading

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Portsmouth historic dockyard

We recently made a trip down the Portsmouth to visit the historic dockyards.  The absolute highlight for me was the ruins of the Tudor warship the Mary Rose – Henry VIII’s favourite ship – or so they say.   The Mary … Continue reading

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Cycling the Peaks district

While we were in the Peaks District, we did a cycle from Asbourne up to Hume End then back again. It was a 58.1 km ride which was supposed to take about 3-4 hours. Given that we didn’t leave until … Continue reading

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Thought for the day

I ask, what do you have to do to become 9th author (out of 13) on a Nature paper? Stand in the lab and scratch yourself?

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