Scotland · Travel

Scotland Hiking: Day 2 – Falls of Tarf to Corrour Bothy

Jacqueline and I had camped overnight at the Falls of Tarf in the Cairngorm National Park in Scotland. We had gone to bed the previous night with the sun still up, but waking up, we found the sun had beaten us back up already. We opened our tents and walked outside to find a confused… Continue reading Scotland Hiking: Day 2 – Falls of Tarf to Corrour Bothy

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Scotland · Travel

Scotland Hiking: Day 1 – Blair Atholl to Falls of Tarf

Jacqueline and I woke up in our tent in the caravan park at Blair Castle. Today was to be the first day of our multi-day hike through the Cairngorms National Park in Scotland. Our aim was to hike all the way through from the village of Blair Atholl to the town of Aviemore. Our first… Continue reading Scotland Hiking: Day 1 – Blair Atholl to Falls of Tarf

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Research · Scotland · Travel

Week 88: Higgs School of Theoretical Physics

On Monday morning, I found myself in a guesthouse in the southern suburbs of Edinburgh. I was going to be there for the next five days as part of the Higgs School of Theoretical Physics, a summer school for PhD students hosted by the University of Edinburgh. The organisers had arranged for accommodation for all… Continue reading Week 88: Higgs School of Theoretical Physics

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Research · Sport

Week 84: Day of Research, and visitors from Australia

Tuesday was the first day of May, which, after months of waiting, finally brought with it the proper start of the cricket season in Cambridge. After four months of training in the indoor nets at Fenner’s, the evening promised the first play outdoors on a grass pitch of the year. However, this wasn’t with the… Continue reading Week 84: Day of Research, and visitors from Australia

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