April, 2011

Small children!!! Lots of small children!!! - April 27, 2011

Now don’t get me wrong I’ve done the whole Camp America thing, spending an entire summer looking after nine year olds and even though I loved every moment of it (apart from the awkward facts of life questions) small children still scare me! If a 9 year old doesn’t think you’re cool (and they will [...]

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It’s the seagulls that you want to watch out for… - April 20, 2011

The media frequently portrays the nuclear industry in a negative light.  The general public tend to base their opinions on the information they have readily available – i.e. newspapers, Internet etc.  However, in an area of the country like West Cumbria, where almost everybody has some sort of connection to Sellafield, this is not the case.  People from this [...]

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A Rough Guide to Edinburgh - April 18, 2011

If you’re very good children,and eat your vegetables, one day you too may find yourself in Edinburgh on a sunny weekend with no specific plans.

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Boplicity Daffodils - April 7, 2011

Because it might as well be Spring…

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Footprints in Cumbria!! - April 4, 2011

I now am over halfway through my first secondment on the nucleargraduate scheme.  For my first eight months I am based at Sellafield Ltd up in sunny Cumbria. It’s flown by soooo quickly!!  While at Sellafield, I have had my own base department, but I have also had the opportunity to move around many different areas on [...]

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Can you give me an example of when….. - April 3, 2011

The last few months have been really good fun. I am really getting into living in Derby and working for Rolls-Royce, and the first 6monhts has gone surprising quickly. Also had several cracking weekends, with various friends’ weddings and Stag-do’s. However, there is a downside that I am finding that my holidays quota is rapidly [...]

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