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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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Angel visits...

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... and goes all medieval on us. I've told her to tell her family in Rhode Island that this is how we dress in northern Sweden.
28th Mar 2012, 15:05   | tags:,,,comments (0)

Anti-ACTA protest in Umeå

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I don't think ACTA stands much chance of being taken seriously in Sweden. I've never known anywhere so comfortable with online piracy!
29th Feb 2012, 09:24   | tags:,,comments (2)

A bit fishy...

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I've been a vegetarian most of my life, but due to the ready availability of MSC-certified seafood and growing evidence that vegetarians that supplement their diets with a little fish have better health, I have started to eat fish.

This my just-invented totally sustainable fish pizza. Couldn't find a pizza base in the supermarket, so it's on Swedish tunnbröd with mackerel, prawns, mussels, cheddar and mozzarella, with a spicy tomato base.

Might be nice, might be minging. I'll let you know.
17th Feb 2012, 17:51   | tags:,,comments (8)


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16th Feb 2012, 16:29   | tags:,,,comments (10)

I can see your house from here

You can see for miles from the top of the cathedral tower!
13th Feb 2012, 15:30   | tags:,comments (5)

Inside Ely Cathedral

Although we'd visited before, this was the first time we'd had the chance to have a proper look around the cathedral.

It was also a first outing for my new Lumix G3 micro-4/3 camera, which you can see in the bottom pic! :)
13th Feb 2012, 15:23   | tags:,,comments (2)

Back to Ely

So-called because it (used to be) full of eels. We enjoyed a trip there to visit friends after Christmas.
13th Feb 2012, 15:20   | tags:,,comments (2)

Shadows of monsters past

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29th Jan 2012, 16:49   | tags:,,comments (7)