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Last year, thanks to you, my loyal beloved readers, I was able to attend the Science Online conference held in London, England, where I was a speaker. This conference is being held again this year — and I hope to be there! Proposed topics include blogging and microblogging, online communities, open access and open data,…

London Zoo, Part One

tags: London England, London Zoo, sciblog, zoological gardens, travel Entrance, London Zoo. Image: GrrlScientist, 2 September 2008 [larger view]. After a leisurely morning walk through part of London’s Regents Park, Bob O’Hara and I then spent the rest of the day at the London Zoo.

London’s Regents Park

tags: London England, London’s Regents Park, sciblog, performing arts, travel Water Fountain in London’s Regents Park. Image: GrrlScientist, 2 September 2008 [larger view]. The next morning, it was cool and cloudy — a nice break from the heat and humidity of the previous few days. So my friend and colleague, Bob O’Hara and I enjoyed…

London’s Globe Theatre

tags: London England, London’s Globe Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, performing arts, travel A duel of the drummers at London’s Globe Theatre. Image: GrrlScientist, 1 September 2008 [larger view]. The day after Nature’s European ScienceBlogging Conference had concluded, I set out to photograph the city with my friend and colleague, Bob O’Hara, and then to attend…

London: Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

tags: London England, Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, Dickens, photoessay, travel Entrance to Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, one of the oldest pubs in London. There is a sign to the right of the entrance that names all the kings and queens who reigned during this pub’s existence. Image: GrrlScientist, 1 September 2008 [larger view]. The day…

tags: Sandwalk, Down House, Darwin, nature, photography, London, England, Bromley, England Part of The Sandwalk, which is located on the periphery of a large parcel of land that is occupied by Darwin’s Down House and associated grounds comprised of flower gardens, food plant gardens, and a greenhouse. I liked the mysterious look of this portion…

tags: Sandwalk, Down House, Darwin, nature, photography, London, England, Bromley, England, sciblog A gate in a brick wall next to the greenhouse behind Darwin’s Down House, where Darwin conducted a lot of his botany experiments. Image: GrrlScientist 31 August 2008 [larger view]. Sunday, the day after the Nature Network Science Blog conference was over, Mike,…

tags: Sandwalk, Down House, Darwin, nature, photography, London, England, Bromley, England, Professor Steve Steve Darwin’s “weed garden” experiment, located near the pathway next to Down House, near the Gardens. Image: GrrlScientist 31 August 2008 [larger view]. Sunday, the day after the Nature Network Science Blog conference was over, Mike, Mo and I caught a train…

Light Shining into a Tangled Bank

tags: Sandwalk, Darwin’s Down House, nature, photography, London, England, Bromley, England Light Shining into a Tangled Bank. A view through a thicket of trees as seen from the Sandwalk near Darwin’s Down House in Bromley, England. Image: GrrlScientist 31 August 2008 [larger view].

tags: London England, Harry Potter film sites London, Harry Potter, photography, photoessay This is the snake cage at the London Zoo that was in a scene from the first Harry Potter film, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. In the film, this cage held a Burmese boa constrictor. In real life, this cage holds a…