Tagged: Close Up

So just how did I get my name? - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Feb 04, 2013

“Where the fuck did the author of those Sciblogs posts get her absurd name?” So writes ‘Alf Grumble’ on his blog today. Normally if people know how to pronounce my name, it tells me a little something of their misspent youth. Alf is obviously a model citizen. Because I am named after 70’s punk icon Siouxsie … Read More

‘Flu’ flight triggers mild panic - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Feb 13, 2012

This morning Auckland airport was apparently on alert after an Air New Zealand flight landed from Japan with a quarter of its passengers reportedly suffering from flu-like symptoms. According to this report, officials were alerted by the Captain just before they landed. This story is quite interesting on a number of fronts. Japan is currently experiencing a nationwide … Read More