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Originally from the UK, I am currently living with Spiderbaby in the sub-arctic city of Umeå in the north of Sweden.

Currently I am working part-time on a research project at Norrlands universitetssjukhus while studying Swedish. In addition I am trying to make my photography hobby pay by making some of my images available to buy from twenty20 or from me directly.

Interesting things I read recently:

"Only one in five people born [in the UK] since 1975 believes in God".
Source: Prof David Voas, University of Essex

"For every dollar invested in the Human Genome project, $141 was returned to the US economy". Francis Collins, NIH
Source: New Scientist 27 July 2013.

I am Pavlovs_dog on PSN and would be happy to link up with PS3-owning mobloggers : )

Too Much Information: The first album I ever bought was the Fraggle Rock soundtrack. Pretty cool, eh? I was only 16 : )

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One of these things is totally different....

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This guy is driving me crazy parking his over-sized motorbike in the bicycle stand. There is lots of space in the parking lot, but oh no, he has to put it there. The bike stand is usually packed and this makes it even harder to find a rack.

It was even worse yesterday - he parked sideways taking up 6 bike spaces!

*takes deep breaths

Valborg på campus 2012, Umeå University

A very smokey bonfire this year!

Bunny girl

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Valborg på campus, Umeå.


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I hadn't actually heard of the Swedish solar system until Mat put me onto it.

Here is Eris, my local planetoid. Personally I think this just goes to show exactly how far away from civilization I live. At least Eris should feel at home here in the cold!

What the hell?

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It's made of milk crates. I think it's "art".

Actually, it's quite cool.
16th Apr 2012, 10:42   | tags:,comments (9)

Too cold for a dip...

Vindeln nature & camp park, Sweden.
16th Apr 2012, 10:40   | tags:,,,comments (1)

A stone coin from Yap!

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An example of the famous stone coins of Yap at the Swedish Mint museum.

See here for more info.

The Gold room

Literally. The middle two pictures are supposed to represent the West and East, respectively. The woman in the middle represents Sweden bringing peace and negotiation to the world.
12th Apr 2012, 13:18   | tags:,,comments (6)