Squee Sunday: Baby Rabbits

I need a break from dentistry and politics. It’s Squee time. Of course baby rabbits are very squee-worthy. And we have to have a kitten too. And of course there’s the famous Monty Python rabbit: Everyone knows rabbits are harmless right? We’ll here’s how one mummy rabbit reacts when she finds a snake trying to suffocate her baby:


Yet more dentistry

And now I have both crowns fitted, which only took an hour. But my mouth is sore and my bite’s all wrong which makes it hard to chew. I’m sure my mouth will recover soon, and I can get the bite fixed on Monday. But in the mean time I’m not feeling happy. I’m going to have a break before the final two crowns.  


Squee Monday: lambs

I’m not sure where Sunday disappeared to. Well, I had two groups at the observatory in the morning and then we had lunch and then I had a siesta – OK, so I know where most of Sunday went. Anyway, here’s the squee a day late. Actually I’ve just spent almost two hours in the dentist’s chair again, so it seems like a good time for a squee. And why…



I’ve been having major dentistry. On Monday the dentist took molds of my mouth, ground down two of my back teeth ready for crowns, and took molds of the left over stumps. It didn’t hurt, but it took two hours and afterwards my teeth were very sensitive to hot or cold and I could only chew on the left.  It made for a very boring diet of soft, lukewarm food…

Sir Roger Penrose, Elizabeth Blackburn, Rafael Rebolo, Russell Schweickart, Robert Kirshner, Joseph Stiglitz, Garik Israelian, Romano Corradi standing, (director of GTC), Eugene Kaspersky in the GTC dome, La Palma

Starmus 2016

Starmus is a big festival of science and art in Tenerife, with many famous speakers like Stephen Hawking, Brian May and Neil de Grasse Tyson. On Thursday morning I met the VIP visitors from Starmus at the airport. The group included Nobel Prize winners and an astronaut! That’s when I found out that the organisers thought I was going to stay the night at the observatory. I told them two…