Bolingey

Late July 2017. Family holiday in Bolingey, near Perranporth, Cornwall. Fabulous. You can tell which is the geologist. He or she stands on the beach and, instead of looking out to sea, looks at the cliffs.

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The Elizabeth Line

New trains now run occasionally on the Transport for London Elizabeth Line, the first part of Crossrail.

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Heidelberg

22 September 2017. 1. Why do chloroplasts and mitochondria contain DNA? 2. Research Questions, Hypotheses, and Cell Evolution Centre for Organismal Studies, University of Heidelberg, Germany

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Karlsruhe

28 June 2017. “Why do chloroplasts and mitochondria contain DNA?”. Biologisches Kolloquium, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany.

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CeNT Warsaw

13 April 2017. “Why chloroplasts and mitochondria retain their own genomes and genetic systems: Co-location for Redox Regulation of gene expression”. Centre of New Technologies (CeNT), University of Warsaw, Poland. The Z-Scheme etched in stone. Iconic. Cool. The reflected image of the photographer was accidental.

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Uskmouth

“When members of the international jet-set get together and the conversation turns naturally to fun spots of the Western world it is probably safe to assume that the word ‘Newport’ does not crop up frequently in the conversation”. I once read this attributed to the redoubtable South Wales Argus, a newspaper today inexplicably not barred… Continue reading Uskmouth

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