The Corvid Path: Walking the Pembrokeshire coast with friends, birds, and arthritis

When I pack the night before I leave, the most important things I include are ten tablets of Arcoxia: my backup anti-inflammatory medication, should my monthly injection for my arthritis fail to hold the line. This five-day trip is a leap of faith, regardless. I don’t know what my back or hips will do when … Continue reading The Corvid Path: Walking the Pembrokeshire coast with friends, birds, and arthritis

Emerging

“Pay attention to what you pay attention to.” I can’t remember where I read the words, but they ring true. What we see is far more of a choice than we often realise. The act of seeing can be a cyclical, deepening one; when we see what we see, and we want to see it … Continue reading Emerging

Women who did amazing science, then wrote books about it

My appetite for popular science-tied-with-memoir books has grown and grown over the last few years. Thankfully (but also painfully) scientists are writing more of these books than I can keep up with. There's a fairly even balance of gender among the authors I've read. Yet in most cases, my most memorable books have been written … Continue reading Women who did amazing science, then wrote books about it