Tassos

After showing our passports to the border officers, we were ready to continue our journey southward. It was the first time in Greece for both of us. We weren’t exactly sure what to expect in Greece. It was probably going to be hotter even than in Bulgaria, from which we came. At a small borderContinue reading “Tassos”

No more excuses

Writing a book is something that has always ranked pretty high on my lifetime achievement list. Maybe this is one of the reasons why I was so proud when I published my PhD dissertation. (Or maybe it was because it’s a great achievement on many other levels.) No matter how awesome it felt, (perhaps obviously)Continue reading “No more excuses”

That escalated quickly

I gave up cornsnake breeding in 2008, after two rough breeding seasons that yielded pretty nice offspring, but also created circumstances that left me no choice but to end it there. My snake breeding hobby was always somewhat self-sustained. I bred a small number of offspring, of which I kept only a select few. TheContinue reading “That escalated quickly”

Pics or it didn’t happen

They say that a good picture can draw you in and tell you a story. A picture says more than a thousand words. It’s true, I guess. I have learned this recently, and I have learned it the hard way. Last month when I traveled around Croatia, I shared my trip here on the blog.Continue reading “Pics or it didn’t happen”

Story. Story. Story?

When you’re writing a scientific paper, what’s on your mind? What are you thinking of? What are the aims? I find myself in a shift of attitude when it comes to writing. When I wrote my first paper(s), I had no clue what I was doing. I was summarizing everything I did, and not necessarilyContinue reading “Story. Story. Story?”