Category Archives: Chemistry

And The Second Year Ends

That’s right, friends.  The time has come.  That six-month black hole of blogging is about to be filled. This will not be a fun post. So, the point where I went off digi-grid was in the Christmas holiday.  I has … Continue reading

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Frustrations

And so, here I am, with three weeks of “free time” on my hands… and still no posts.  It’s not personal, internet, I promise. Be warned: here comes the unirant of all time.  Hey, look, I invented a word.  I … Continue reading

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An Attempted Murder-by-Disorganisation, Perhaps?

My department is trying to kill me.  I’m not joking.  I hate these introductory lectures, you know, where someone stands up and does that Big Strict Growly Thing, the purpose of which being to panic the procrastinators into paying attention … Continue reading

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… And The Hibernation Begins

Exams: the bane of my life.  I imagine I’m not the only student feeling the pressure at the moment (and hopefully I’m also not the only student left in the Looniverse who still revises for these things), but I’ve been finding … Continue reading

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Mega Update

Hello again.  I thought it would be easier to do one big update on each of my weirdo-posts, rather than to post separately for each strange little thought process.  So here I go. Laboratory Thief It turns out that we … Continue reading

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The Levitation Test

How cool does that sound?  Well, sadly, it isn’t.  In our last lab session today, our only task – other than The Dreaded Locker Inspection, of course, but I’ll have to post about that one separately now because I’m tired … Continue reading

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The Mystery of the Disappearing Glassware

It started small.  A 25 cm3 measuring cylinder vanished from my assigned locker after the first week of organic labs.  Then it started getting cocky.  A Liebig condenser and a separating funnel.  In one fell swoop.  The next week: gone.  … Continue reading

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