Have science, will travel
Even though I’ve not been very good at updating easternblot, I’ve been diligently writing science travel entries for The Finch and Pea. I hope you’re reading those, because I just wrote an amazing one to go live tomorrow. (Spoiler alert: it’s set in Eungella National Park.) Here’s a list of…
My glaucoma medication
While sorting through some things this weekend, I found a little bag with five white pills in it. It’s glaucoma medicine, and it’s prescribed to me. I don’t have glaucoma, but I did visit the Himalayas in 2011. Rapid ascent to high altitudes can cause altitude sickness, with nausea, headaches,…
I finally uploaded photos for the entire trip to Flickr. A few were already there, but now there are more and they all have descriptions. And don’t forget there’s also a video on YouTube: Some of my favourite photos:
Japan video diary
Had to use my phone to record the narration, because my precious audio recorder is broken… I’m going to send it for repair as soon as I have time to go to the post office, but that might not be until Friday the 13th. Hm, hope that doesn’t mean the…
This is a bag of Milky candy. I bought it at the Korean/Japanese store around the corner. Earlier this month, I bought a bag of Milky at a train station on my first day in Tokyo. I had never seen it before then, and only bought it because the packaging…
Just some photos from last week. I’m still in Japan, but this week I’m working, so there are fewer photographic moments. Unless, I guess, you really want to see photos of the backs of people’s heads as they listen to a conference talk.
Five interesting places – and a defence of pop culture
I’ve joined AirBnB to offer up the guest room as sleeping space, and in my profile there I listed the five most interesting things I’ve seen while travelling in the past few years. Here they are, with pictures, in no particular order: The School of the Air in Alice Springs…
Instagrams from Chicago trip
Because I really liked some of these: (Too bad this one’s so small, but I have the original photo, too.)
As I mentioned, I’m learning to code with Codeyear. With every completed lesson or assignment, you get a badge on your profile page, and wow, that is addictive… I wanted to get more badges, and considered signing up for Foursquare, where you get a badge for checking in to physical…
A few trips planned for this Spring/Summer. Mostly for work, but tagging on a few days of vacation to a business trip to Japan. [instagram url=’http://instagr.am/p/HJ4ez7DWbr/’ size=’medium’] After flipping through the guide book I already want to do and see more than will fit in my few days off.