You have probably been waiting for a new blog post for ages. I know I have! To be honest I am quite busy at the moment and haven’t done much interesting work (well none that I could publish here…). But as I want to keep my readership (probably about 3 people) entertained here some of my highlights from the last months:
At the start of June I was on a residential fieldtrip in the the NW highlands demonstrating 2nd year students. We stayed in Inchnadamph (see map below) and spent two weeks doing geology, geomorphology and some hydrology. And, as I had never been to the area before, I was absolutely amazed by the landscape, the geology and (who whould have thought) the good weather we had!
As an enthusiastic hobby photographer I took *a lot* of pictures and some of the best can be found in this flicker album.
I also took a few timelapses, mainly of students doing work and some landscapes (watch in HD):
About two months ago we got a new coffee machine in our office and as a result my coffee intake has risen from 2 cups to about 3 cups a day. I only started taking note of my coffee intake after we got the machine and now I am experimenting on myself to see how coffee usage correlates with PhD writing up and other deadlines. At the moment the coffee intake seems to be kind of stable around 3 cups/day:
It’s just great what you can use R for! I’ll post an updated version of the chart in a few months 🙂