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What geology did to me #4 – scientific thinking

I work in IT, computers, geeky stuff. Having been a programmer I now manage a team of them, building new systems and supporting old ones. Having a science PhD is quite a common background in my line of business. Not … Continue reading

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What Geology did to me #3 – commando

I’ve another quirky habit, picked up from years of field work that I’d like to confess to you all. Picture the scene: I’m standing on an Irish hillside and I’ve just found the most glorious outcrop. It’s glacially polished, each … Continue reading

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What Geology did to me #2 – flamingo

I have an odd habit. My wife mocks me for it, good-naturedly, but I am slightly¬†embarrassed about it. No, not that! What it is, I always stand on one leg while tying my shoelaces, like a mad boot-wearing flamingo. To … Continue reading

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What Geology did to me #1 – beard

I’m a metageologist, trained as a geologist but cast adrift amongst normal folk. I sometimes notice ways in which I’ve been marked by that training. Some are trivial, some not so much. I feel the need for a theme of … Continue reading

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