Monthly Archives: April 2007

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And so, there we were, back in the Clinic once again.  I didn’t really see the need for having a general anaesthetic for egg retrieval, because last time it was done under sedation only and I don’t remember being anything … Continue reading

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One of our usual Sundays; R at the dig and me at the allotment. There was some excitement on a nearby plot when someone saw a slow-worm run into her rhubarb patch, she thought that it was a snake but … Continue reading

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The meeting went well, though R had a surprise for the members – he said that, after 20 years of being Secretary and then Chairman, he would stand down at the next AGM.  He would serve this last year, which … Continue reading

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I had a nice morning today, because I have been awarded a certificate in recognition of some work I had done with the House of Lords at the end of 2005, which was published in 2006 and later mentioned in … Continue reading

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Well, my first good day of the week!  I had the meeting re. the book budget, and was able to make a convincing case for being able to continue with the reference books and journals subscriptions for this  year.  Sighs … Continue reading

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Still no rain here today; we really need some. I came home a bit early and have been working from home for a while, because the gas engineers are replacing pipes outside our houses and needed to come in and … Continue reading

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Well, this is proving to be one of my most trying weeks, and today was no exception.  The book budget meeting has now been postponed to Thursday, so that battle is deferred.  The next thing was that the Conference I’m … Continue reading

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