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Of Weather and Sewing

Having spent the last few weeks sweating buckets between brief respites in the form of intensely huge thunderstorms, I find myself quite disappointed that I might have to wear a hoodie later as it is already fairly chilly. As a British native, I feel like we, as a country, are very under-prepared for whatever weather

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Of Work, Art, and a little Biophysics

Once you’ve walked into the main entrance of Addenbrooke’s Hospital and to the left of the turning out of the main concourse towards “All Wards and Departments” there is a mural by Quentin Blake, the artist well known for the illustrations of Roald Dahl’s story collection and David Walliams weird books. (Roald Dahl is a particularly good

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Home again..

In all the rush to move out in September, moving into my own (admittedly shared) flat, nobody mentioned what the end of the year would be like. Platitudes about making friends and small gifts for my new room were given, and I was left with my own thoughts. Now, at the end of my first

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Don’t Blink!

As an avid fan of all things nerdy, one of the best things about living in Cardiff is the proximity of the one and only DR WHO EXPERIENCE in Cardiff Bay.. Which surprisingly, I have only visited once so far this year, post-exams. It was awesome. Also, if you put off booking tickets and go

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What do you mean, you’re disabled?

I have a secret. It’s the worst kept secret in the history of secrets though. Everybody (well, everybody I know) already knows it. The secret is this: I have type 1 diabetes. *Gasp!* This means my pancreas stopped producing insulin, a hormone used to get glucose from your blood into your cells (around my 8th

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Revision, revision, revision…

  My favourite film of all time is the 2005 version of Douglas Adams’ radio show-turned-book-series-turned-tv-series ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy’. Not only is it silly and weird and very easy to watch (and has Martin Freeman in it! *sigh*) some of the most inspirational words of wisdom are to be found in it.

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What, work?!

Okay, so I haven’t been the most productive human being in the last few weeks. So I might have disappeared of the face of the internet. In my defence, April is a crazy busy month in Physics. Last semester I was doing Computing for Problem Solving (awesome fun, I love programming!) and Labs II, which

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Why Physics?

Have you ever gone star gazing? Lay on your back in the garden and watched the stars twinkle as you lay there, mapping constellations in your mind? It used to be my favourite pastime when I was really little, star gazing. It wasn’t until I was 13 and I started my GCSEs that I realized

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