Tag Archives: geology

Trust me, I’m a doctor

I don’t think I’ve ever written anything before about getting my PhD, but I was feeling a bit nostalgic the other day, plus I had a dream about Murchison House, where I used to to work. Back in 1966 I … Continue reading

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Robert Burns and geology

I was invited to give a talk on Robert Burns and geology to a meeting of the Geological Society in its day-long celebration of poetry and geology on 10th October.  Several friends have asked me for copies of the talk. … Continue reading

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Earth sciences

I’m grouping geology with geochemistry and geophysics, as these were all subjects I studied at the Open University in the early 1970s. Indeed I got the job as librarian at the British Geological Survey in Edinburgh in 1973 on the … Continue reading

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