1. AlanWCan says

    Usually your tangled bank threads are also open, so I’m posting this mild snark here: in the scienceblogs competition, the major prize is a trip to a science city, but only one in the UK and 2 in the US are listed. SF and Boston may be fabulous places (I’ve only been to SF), and I lived in Cambridge in the UK (I was at the LMB, which is a wonderful place), but your govt is making it so unfriendly and difficult to visit your country for those of us abroad, I’m sure I’m not the only one that would prefer a coffee mug to the anal probing required of foreign visitors to get behind your iron curtain. I think the mug should be first prize. Second would be a trip to the US. Third prize would be 2 trips to the US.

  2. says

    Yeah, I know. It’s depressing. The Bush administration has screwed this country over in more ways than one: we’ve become the ugly nation with the corrupt government that no one wants to visit.

    There are days when I look wistfully at jobs in Australia, New Zealand, and Britain…maybe when I retire.