Monday was my last day in Australia, so it was time to say farewell to everybody. First, I drove over to Lobethal to take Nana to the bakery for morning tea. We got chatting about what I was planning on doing when I got back to the UK. From there, I drove down into the… Continue reading Week 113: Inter-University Real Tennis and Gates Gala
The notable feature at the start of the week was attending my first Darwin College Students Association General Meeting. I attended to ensure that the cricket club would get funding for next season, and the meeting needed a quorum of 70(!) students to approve motions including the budget. The meeting was run in a really… Continue reading Week 111: Lord’s and Australia
The beginning of the week brought back memories to my time running the sciences association back in Adelaide, as I would spend a lot of it sitting on a stall trying to convince people to try a thing. After having a private real tennis lesson on Monday morning, I headed out to the Sports and… Continue reading Week 106: Sitting on Stalls
Aside from the usual routine, the early parts of the week were peppered with Gates Council related activities. On Monday night, we had our regularly scheduled Council meeting. Then on Tuesday, I met with Lily for a good portion of the morning to help her through the code that allocates everybody to their activities at… Continue reading Week 103: Champagne League Finals
The working week would be somewhat abbreviated, but I still managed to get a bit done. I now had data in a format that would be useful for generating some plots about the indirect detection rates. I spent the first few days of the week ironing out a few bugs, before having to chase through… Continue reading Week 101: BBC Proms Weekend 8
Jacqueline and I had only just arrived back into the UK the previous day, but she was already hard at work. The preceeding week had seen the largest series of graduations in Cambridge for the year, and many masters students from the previous year, as well as recently finished PhD students had returned to celebrate.… Continue reading Week 96: Graduate Catered Picnic
It was time for the last week in Cambridge for a while. At the end of the week, Jacqueline and I were to head to Australia via Hong Kong to visit my grandmother and sister while my parents are away. At work, I spent the week trying to turn my plots into a moving image.… Continue reading Week 92: Preparing for Departure!