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My First Real Morning in London

Professor Steve Steve has a large appetite, especially for such a small bear! If he keeps eating like this, I am going to have to force him to give me a paying job! [larger view]. I have slept, finally and am ready to go to the Nature offices today for our scheduled day of frivolity…

London Update: I am Here!

I have been taking pictures to share with you but unfortunately, forgot the equipment necessary to download the images from my camera to my laptop, so we all will have to wait a little while longer. I am disappointed by this because London is so story-book magical and you all just have to see it!

William Smith’s geological map of Britain published in 1815. Image: R Cashman (Copyright expired because copyright laws applies to the United States, Canada, the European Union and those countries with a copyright term of life of the author plus 70 years [larger view]. The day before the Science Blogging meeting, a bunch of us are…

I leave on Wednesday afternoon for London for the European Science Blogging conference, sponsored by NATURE — wow, I can hardly believe this day is almost here! To say that I am very stressed out is an understatement. The thing that bothers me most is the fact that I have no vacation planning experience, so…

London: Some Sights I Wish to See

Diagon Alley, London. Image: Warner Bros. 2001. Now that I am recovering from food poisoning, I have been making up for lost time by working extra long hours on my upcoming London trip — thus, my blog has been rather .. quiet .. today. I have been planning my travel based on which sights I…

Buckingham Palace Gate with coat of arms, London, May 2005. Image: Dickbauch (Wikipedia). I am a panelist at a one day conference being held in London, England. This conference focuses on the value of blogs to the public, to science and to scientists, and is being held at the Royal Institution of Great Britain on…

Horse Guards Parade building in London, April 2006. Image: Gryffindor (Wikipedia). I am a panelist at a one day conference being held in London, England. This conference focuses on the value of blogs to the public, to science and to scientists, and is being held at the Royal Institution of Great Britain on 30 August…

St Paul’s Cathedral London, December 20, 2004. Image: Peter Morgan from Beijing, China (Wikipedia). I am a panelist at a one day conference being held in London, England. This conference focuses on the value of blogs to the public, to science and to scientists, and is being held at the Royal Institution of Great Britain…

The National Gallery in Trafalgar Square, London, 21 December 2006. Image: Genvessel (Wikipedia). I am a panelist at a one day conference being held in London, England. This conference focuses on the value of blogs to the public, to science and to scientists, and is being held at the Royal Institution of Great Britain on…

London Update: Pounds or Euros?

I am going to be visiting London for ten days and need to know if I should exchange some of my crappy American dollars for either British pounds or for Euros? My bank, which apparently hires complete morons, doesn’t even know where I should go to exchange some cash, so I assume they are completely…