Crickson's electric eye

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I am married to Spiderbaby and live in Banbury, Oxfordshire after eight years living in the USA and Sweden. I am working and training as a clinical scientist for the NHS in Oxford.

There are now over ten years of photographs on my blog! It all started with a photograph I took on the 1st of May 2004... It's been a wonderful journey, thank you all who have shared it with me, and made this blogging community one I keep coming back to!

Interesting things I read recently:

"Only one in five people born [in the UK] since 1975 believes in God".
Source: Prof David Voas, University of Essex

"For every dollar invested in the Human Genome project, $141 was returned to the US economy". Francis Collins, NIH
Source: New Scientist 27 July 2013.

I am Pavlovs_dog on PSN and would be happy to link up with Playstation-owning mobloggers : )

Too Much Information: The first album I ever bought was the Fraggle Rock soundtrack. Pretty cool, eh? I was only 16 : )

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9th Apr 2006, 12:13   | tags:,,

What are you making or breaking?

Liking the bendy effect in the top shot!

9th Apr 2006, 12:16

Viv says:

she's looking dagerous - think it's the evil grin!

9th Apr 2006, 12:35

Twiglet says:

*Ann batters Crickson's brains out in DIY hammer horror*!!

9th Apr 2006, 12:46

FilbertFox says:

she is Angel Annie no more.

9th Apr 2006, 16:10

crickson says:

We were - still are actually, making more shelves for Ann's stuff now she's properly moved in. We now have more Terry Pratchett books than are strictly healthy.

9th Apr 2006, 18:18

Ann's moved in properly now, as in got rid of her place? How did that one pass me by?

9th Apr 2006, 18:22

crickson says:

That's why we're having the party in may on the 19th to 21st. I'm sure I told people. Ah well, for the record all are welcome. We'll head out to Mojo's again since that was so popular last time!

9th Apr 2006, 18:26

Count me in for the party and MoJo's cocktail goodness. Although I may just have a guiness if they have one!

9th Apr 2006, 18:28

FilbertFox says:

Party? What party?

9th Apr 2006, 20:30

Euphro says:

*waves nervously at Ann* :D

10th Apr 2006, 10:31

Poppet says:

I still have the shelves i offered you ages ago - ex ikea in beech and silver? But dusty but that comes off

Easter holidays and a party getting a bit exited now!

10th Apr 2006, 10:36

ann says:

Sorry Poppet, had completely forgotten about your shelves :( Still I had fun hammering things. ANd have lots of cake tins and ingredients to play with now so party will no doubt have a strong cake element.

10th Apr 2006, 13:06

crickson says:

My lovely kitchen used to contain one pan, one bowl, one plate, one knife, one fork, one spoon - and an old Nutella jar I used as a drinking vessel. Now it's full of bloody stuff. Still, the chip tray is useful.

10th Apr 2006, 13:22

ann says:

We still only have one pan, one knife, one fork and one spoon... What can all the other stuff be???

10th Apr 2006, 16:28

crickson says:

Ok ok I'll buy more cutlery !

10th Apr 2006, 18:16

ann says:

No, I think we have enough - there'd be no room for it if you did ;)

10th Apr 2006, 18:39

*steps slowly away from Ann*

Now if the hammer was for repeatedly hitting the pan pipes...

I thought I was bad with just 4 sets of cutlery. You're a student no more Crickson; least you could do is get a drinking vessel. Or at least steal a decent pint glass from a local pub.

11th Apr 2006, 01:20

ann says:

I did bring a pint glass. I guess that's one useful thing at least!

11th Apr 2006, 09:59

crickson says:

Ha! I said this to Ann in the pub on sunday: any decent girlfriend would have a handbag I can steal a nice pint glass in.

11th Apr 2006, 10:18

ann says:

OK, we'll go hand bag shopping at the weekend!

11th Apr 2006, 14:48

FilbertFox says:

you now have an extra glass from todays scrounging mission. A rather disappointing swag bag today, but at least my missives are now typed on a clean keyboard.

Cake you say?

11th Apr 2006, 14:56

ann says:

Oh yes. I think it'll take more than an antiseptic wipe to clean up my missives though. This keyboard is really very dirty indeed...

11th Apr 2006, 16:34

crickson says:

FFox - I didn't see you at the show today - did you get a free keyboard?

11th Apr 2006, 19:01

Yay for Pratchett - there's no such thing as too much

and as for hammers....

11th Apr 2006, 20:59

FilbertFox says:

free keyboard? i didn't see those! I did get babywipes for keyboards and balls, and cell scrapers/ What did you get?

11th Apr 2006, 21:13

crickson says:

Not much. I discovered there is such a thing as a free lunch...

11th Apr 2006, 22:41

pfftt... You got babywipes to clean balls?

*wonders if he's stooping too much to FF's level*

Oooooh... freebies at product shows are great! I think I may start collecting floaties...

12th Apr 2006, 01:55

FilbertFox says:

RAB - I take offence at that! I have to be at a low level I am not as tall as you (or most people come to that) i can't help it.

Cricks- - you were brave, i smelt the free food and ran for the hills!

12th Apr 2006, 08:07