Ain’t Nothing Going on But the ‘Rents

Ain’t Nothing Going on But the ‘Rents

I have the parental units visiting this weekend. Oh the joy! No, really...it is a joy to see them. As I've written before my stepmother has Alzheimers and my father hasn't always dealt with it well. He's always been a man on a short fuse with a bark terrifying more scary than his bite and [...]

There’s Hydrogen and Helium, Then Lithium, Beryllium Boron, Carbon everywhere, Nitrogen all through the air

My friend Zim once nicknamed me Nerderella and I will freely admit to being a bit of a geek. I think I'm more of an aspirational geek than a real born-to-geek type though. I put a lot of this down to the fact that I was so rubbish at Science at school. When I went [...]