Christmas Cheer

Torquay is many things, but secular? Not a chance. For the past month I've watched Christmas slowly take over town, and at work we've been inundated with Christmas trees, decorations and programming (as well as multiple boxes of chocolates from satisfied library users!). Pantomime: A work colleague invited me to the local pantomime at the beginning of [...]

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Strikes and Research Opportunities

Strikes For the past few weeks the Junior Doctor strikes have been a hot-button topic in the office. Today was supposed to mark the first day of said strikes, but they’ve been postponed. For more information: Background information: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34775980 Strike called off (temporarily): http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-34965603 -- Getting involved in research Yesterday was a little different than a “typical” [...]