Research · Sport

Week 19: Back in the rhythm of things

For the first time since the end of the Michaelmas term, things have finally started to settle down into a meaningful rhythm again. There are no more visits from home on the near horizon, nor are there any more multi-day trips planned. It’s time to get seriously stuck into some project work. Of course, that… Continue reading Week 19: Back in the rhythm of things

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Parent's Visit

Parent’s Visit, Days 1 and 2: Cambridge

My parents had arrived the night before from Australia, and their experience thus far of England and Cambridge was a disorientated mess of dark streets, the Darwin porter’s lodge and their college room. Now it was time for them to begin exploring. Lacking an alternative communications mechanism, we arranged to meet the old fashioned way:… Continue reading Parent’s Visit, Days 1 and 2: Cambridge

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Research · Sport · Travel

Week 5: First Paper Released

So now that things have settled down into a regular, repeating schedule, I’m switching to weekly updates, only aiming to mention things which deviate from that schedule. For those unaware, I am now in the department 5 days a week, attending some lectures in the morning, working through the middle of the day, maybe some… Continue reading Week 5: First Paper Released

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Teaching

Day 23: Photography and Teaching

I woke up exhausted from the late-finishing welcome dinner the night before. I rode straight into the department, picked up my notebook, and went out to DAMTP for a lecture in General Relativity. This was the third left-handed lecturer in a row. Again, this was mostly covering old ground, though focusing on the mathematical formalism.… Continue reading Day 23: Photography and Teaching

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