Monthly Archives: May 2018

Afternoon

Having written propaganda all morning about chirality, you try doing that, I am taken on an amazing ride. We visit the Hiroshima Peace Park. We go to Miyajima. They make spoons here. I buy one as I actually need one. … Continue reading

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Chirality

We work hard on how to win a multi million dollar, yen, euro, clamshell,  grant to set up an international center to study integrated chirality. You know how it is. This is the best fun. Then we go and eat. Let … Continue reading

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Clickety Click

I get a call from ex-work, asking if I can come in. I reply that I am flying to Hiroshima but can come in for a short time on the way to the airport. I really had no suspicion. It … Continue reading

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Interdeck

I have lost the thread over the last days as I have been away. Anyway I have now given the the topside 2 coats of Pre-Kote and 2 coats of Toplac. One more coat of Toplac should do it. Painting … Continue reading

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Heat

This is purely archival, do not feel obliged to read it. I am at the boatyard at 8:30 and immediately start to paint. This is the first real topcoat – just Toplac and thinners. So here is the deal; this … Continue reading

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A, Ab, Absque, Coram, De.

The boat thing is actually a finely tuned project management exercise. One thing has to be completed before another can be started. Major delays  on one activity renders other jobs impossible. The biggest unknown, or punch in the mouth if … Continue reading

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No Paint

So, things are a bit slow at the moment. The reason is that the estimable paint sensei has not yet mixed my paint – turning it from white to cream. He is very apologetic, which embarrasses me, because he is … Continue reading

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