Our return to Bern

This time with Aaron’s aunt Sophie, uncle Edward, and cousin Olivia. An excursion to Estavayer-le-Lac. The resort is on the shore of Lake Neuchatel, and just outside the striking mediaeval castle wall.

Put it to the People

23 March. At a rough guess, about twice the number of people who were at the March for a People’s Vote. A long wait at the advertised starting point in Park Lane. A bottleneck into Piccadilly. We eventually turned into Green Park, eventually to meet our daughter, Sophie. Lunch in St. James’s Park and then… Continue reading Put it to the People

Eleanor leaves for Bristol University

Among a large class of 2018, on September 22nd Bristol University received our youngest daughter, Eleanor, to read Zoology. We wish her well. It’s a great place, and she is a multi-talented young lady.

16th International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes

16th International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 5 – 9 August 2018 This was a fine meeting with many reports of first-rate new research. My own contribution was entitled Two-component redox regulatory control in the origins of oxygen evolution, cyanobacteria, and chloroplasts. Some photos… The first is a remarkable UBC… Continue reading 16th International Symposium on Phototrophic Prokaryotes

Regulation of Photosynthetic Electron Transport

I was surprised and pleased to find my simple graphic on the cover of the journal Physiologia Plantarum. The special issue. Why we need to know the structure of phosphorylated chloroplast light‐harvesting complex II Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)