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Friend Makin’ Monday: More Randomness

f you’ve taken part in FMM before then you are familiar with the rules. If you’re new, please take a moment to answer this week’s question on your own blog then add your link in the comments section here so we can all see your FMM questions and answers. 803 more words

Real Life Musings

Beloved: A Review

I am not a “Reviewing Artiste”. I like to talk about books, that’s why I joined a book club (when you get sick of the blank stare family members give you when you start to talk about whether Character X really did do Incident 2 or whether it was a *insert figurative language device* to overcome Emotion A, then you’ve really got to join a book club). 400 more words


From Station Island XII

Like a convalescent, I took the hand
stretched down from the jetty, sensed again
an alien comfort as I stepped on ground

to find the helping hand still gripping mine… 373 more words

Dorothy Hodgkin

Dorothy Hodgkin is remembered for her groundbreaking work in the field of chemistry and for winning a Nobel Prize in 1964. Dorothy began studying chemistry at the University of Oxford after preparing with private lessons in the subject, then went on to receive her doctorate from the University of Cambridge. 255 more words


Scrubbing up nicely (Day 94)

In 1974, a paper, published in Nature, identified the role of chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) in causing ozone depletion. This marked an important point in understanding the impact of human activity on our planet. 378 more words

Geoff Maitland