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The Milky Way

 So I have gone back to the office… my year of maternity leave has come to an end. It can only be a bitter-sweet moment. Although it was hard work at times, I have enjoyed this year a lot. First … Continue reading

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Have some ginger dear!

Reading Margaret Mead’s Sex and Temperament in Three Primitive Societies (New York 1950) in my second year at university was a turning point in my life. Here was an academic book I could actually enjoy reading without being distracted by … Continue reading

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