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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 to Parliament Square, still crowded long after the speeches has finished. In addition to the route of the march itself, many roads in the West End had been closed, apparently in response to unexpectedly large crowds.

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Ship Cottage, Pwll Du

A birthday return to the Gower in mid-December. Wonderful. Atrocious weather was just part of the adventure.

Recommended.

The Cottage and Annex
The location
The cast of the murder mystery
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The 22 October March for a People’s Vote

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Across the Severn for a few days

Leaving our youngest daughter as a full-fledged undergraduate student, Carol and I paused in South Wales.

Tintern Abbey

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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.

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The official website of the Nobel Prize – NobelPrize.org

Source: The official website of the Nobel Prize – NobelPrize.org

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Announcement of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2018

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Nobel prize announcements 2018

THE NOBEL PRIZE

Physiology or Medicine – Monday 1 October, 10:30 a.m. BST at the earliest
Physics – Tuesday 2 October, 10:45 a.m. BST at the earliest
Chemistry – Wednesday 3 October, 10:45 a.m. BST at the earliest

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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 memorial. The last is the location of the banquet, in the Museum of Anthropology.

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Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution (SMBE) 2018 Yokohama