Category: Family

WiA: Women in Astronomy

Last week I attended the WiA Workshop here in Sydney. The website is here. I found the workshop very good, even if I didn't get to attend it fully (because of issues related to being a mother)! Having missed the first ...

Belated New Year wishes

First of all wish you all a very happy and prosperous 2010. Hope everyone had a good vacation. I am officially still on vacation in Melbourne. We have been enjoying many sunny days here (some days bit too hot). We ...

Not in Rio

As most of you know the International Astronomical Union (IAU) general assembly (GA) started this week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For both work and family reasons I had earlier decided not to attend. The only IAU GA I have attended ...

Visitors

The weather is getting warmer and the days are beautiful. Last week we had a couple visit us from Melbourne. We all enjoyed their visit, with much discussion about Education for Sustainable development. Its was a very interesting topic and ...

He is crawling

He is 7 months old and crawling already! Such a nice surprise to come home today and see this skinny little baby - who was wiggling about on his tummy - has now figured how to pull his knees and ...

No sleep

Finally I have time for a quick post. The last week was really tough - the little one was awake almost every night. He is protesting against sleep and I think it has something to with his developmental stage. He ...

It’s snowing

The winter weather in Munich is very much a new experience for me. This is the first I am living in a city where it snows! I still cannot get over the view from my window. However this cold weather also ...