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Soap opera simpletons (Belle)

Coronation Street, the soap opera, got 0% in the national biology exam. It was front-page news in the tabloids and the broadsheets and sparked a national debate about how stupid TV was.

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Marine biology meets Information Science at Loughborough University (Rousse)

Dressed in a shimmering, metallic ballgown, JH spun around the room with TPR. AM looked on in envy. Meanwhile all I wanted to know was why my colleagues at Loughborough University were encouraging Masters students to write Information Science dissertations … Continue reading

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A failed family get-together at Newcastle-by-the-sea (Rousse)

Newcastle city centre was packed on the first Saturday after the January pay-day. We should never have agreed to meet my mother and sister S there. As things turned out, we didn’t manage to find one another. This was because … Continue reading

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Rousse ventures inside the female body

Inside the female body turned out to be a fascinating exhibition. TPR and I called into the Dundee gallery on our way north to peer in awe at the body parts dyed different colours and mounted on display. The whole … Continue reading

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