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Month: September 2008

Lance a lot

Lance a lot

Avast, me hearties! I’m finally back in Tromsø after spending three fair weeks aboard the fine ship Lance, magically including talk like a pirate day! The Lance is a considerably more piratey sort of vessel than those that I’ve been working on recently. It smells of oil and drunken sailors as opposed to over zealously applied cleaning products and it has a gutsy old engine that hurts your ear drums and makes the whole ship vibrate when its going full…

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Autumn colours in Tromsø

Autumn colours in Tromsø

I arrived in Tromsø last Saturday, and from the plane I already noticed the very stunning autumn colours – everything is red and yellow! We went for a walk on Sunday, next to a river. It was beautiful… It was very windy but the wind was quite warm and it was nice to be out and smell the autumn! I’ve been hoping for sunshine to get even better photos of the trees, but the weather has been very autumnal too:…

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Silence on the blog

Silence on the blog

I’ve been in Norwich for 2 weeks now and mostly been working hard. This is my last month as a paid PhD student, then I have another year to finish and submit. I hope to submit sooner than that though! I’m feeling the pressure now… but trying not to get stressed while writing as much as I can. I don’t have a camera at the moment… Paul took my SLR on his cruise, and my compact camera is being repaired…

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