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Posts by charlie

The Thief of Time, Balls, and Outreach!

Hello and Welcome to my April blog! This month, I’m going to talk about The Thief of Time (a.k.a. procrastination), an engineering outreach escapade with the Royal Academy of Engineering, and Ball season on campus… Procrastination, how to recognise it, and how to deal with it I find it amusingly ironic, but I’ve spent the […]

The importance of doing nothing / Teaching kids rocket science!

Hello and welcome to my April blog! It’s the Easter holidays right now; I’m writing this blog with a beer in my hand and a sea breeze in my hair, somewhere on the Balkan coastline (it’s a hard life), having spent the last two weeks travelling in the sun (read: avoiding my coursework…)

How Not to Use A Milling Machine (March 2/2)

Hello and welcome to the second half of my March blog! Last time we flew through space (metaphorically), got chilly with the fountain and became accessory to murder, great(!). This time, we’re going on an adventure into the world of human testing, butterfly catching Lacrosse, and the life of a mechanical engineer… Mechanical Engi-meme-ing You […]

Two Conferences and a MURDER (March 1/2)

EVERYTHING HAPPENED. LITERALLY. I’m pushing my luck with the word count this month and I’ve split this into a two-parter, so let’s get started. Are you strapped in? Good…

Introductions – Meet Charlie!

Hi! My name is Charlie, and I’m a 5th year Mechanical Engineering (masters + placement) student in the Wolfson School.