Wondrous Winter Wildlife in Essex

As my “Big Idea” for my ocean acidification blog post is still under construction, and I haven’t really done a local wildlife post in a while, I thought now might be a good time to write about the winter critters I’ve been spotting over the last few months. I mentioned in a previous blog post […]

The Secret World of Sea Ice

With the premier of the BBC’s new documentary series Frozen Planet having aired earlier this week, I wanted to hijack some of the buzz around the polar regions of our planet to make a blog post I’ve been planning on writing for a while now. This all starts with my boyfriend’s subscription to The Economist. […]

Vitae GRADschool: The Journey to Lake Windermere

Yesterday, me and my friend Sarah made the long journey from a sunny Essex to the more remote Lake Windermere in the Lake District. This involved getting a train to Liverpool Street Station in London, hopping on two underground trains to make our way to Euston Station, whizzing off on an express train to a […]

Reflections on my first research cruise

Well, I quite successfully managed to forget to update you on the rest of my cruise. It got very hectic and busy, and I grew increasingly sleep deprived. As such, I had little time to write anything that wasn’t related to my work! It was a shame, for sure, but I can at least do […]