Browsing Archive: April, 2015

National Caregiver's Day

Posted by on Tuesday, April 7, 2015,
Today marks National Caregiver's Day, when we recognize the hard work of the over six million people who are forced to balance their fulltime employment or education with the constant demands of looking after someone who is disabled in some way. I know from painful personal experience how difficult and damaging it can be, and I hope that this day will raise awareness of this under-appreciated role that many people are forced into.

In my own case, my father had a stroke during the final year of...
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Ape-ril Fundraiser

Posted by on Monday, April 6, 2015,
Just a quick reminder this morning that this is also the start of the Ape-ril fundraising campaign, encouraging people to unleash their inner ape to raise money for orangutan rescue and habitat. It is a fun way to raise money for a good cause, and I encourage all of you to join in. Save the Apes!
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Happy Easter!!

Posted by on Sunday, April 5, 2015, In : Holidays 
Happy Easter to all of my friends and family, both immediate and extended. It is a great time to enjoy the coming of Spring (or maybe that only happens in sunny Victoria) and to revel in the joy of sugar-fueled children hunting for treats!

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About Me

Chris Bird I am a theoretical physicist and mathematician, as well as an unpaid caregiver. In the past I have also been a computer programmer, roboticist, author, web designer, and countless other titles too numerous to list.

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