I’m not dead. Yet. Though I’ve been subjected to some degree of peril lately. I haven’t posted for a while, but it doesn’t mean I’ve been slacking. This month I’m attending two scientific conferences, also London Book Fair and I have deadlines to submit a couple of scientific grant proposals.… Read the rest
November turned out to be a busy month for me: I had a lot of experiments at work, had to prepare a mini-course on immunology for Imperial College students.… Read the rest
You know what I love about Xmas?
It’s a holiday time and I can burrow into cushions and watch my favourite films on DVD while seeping mulled wine and devouring the contents of my fridge and cupboards, the edible ones, of course.… Read the rest
Some people say that the best way to write a great story is to write a book you’d want to read yourself. Holden Caulfield, the troubled teenager from The Catcher In The Rye, thought about it in his unique way:
“What really knocks me out is a book that, when you’re all done reading it, you wish the author that wrote it was a terrific friend of yours and you could call him up on the phone whenever you felt like it.”
Your story needs to be interesting enough to make the reader to want more, it needs to transport the reader into the world he’d like to stay in for longer.… Read the rest
Last weekend I went to see this film starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Kristin Scott Thomas. I confess I haven’t read the book, but I had a good feeling about the movie after watching its trailer.
I wasn’t disappointed. The story seems to be very fictional, but that doesn’t make it less enjoyable.… Read the rest