The Absolute Improbability of You

What are you grateful for?

What’s in a (Drake) name?

The view from above

Simplified Drake family tree, showing the name ‘Francis Drake’ descending over 200 years. The slightest variation in events would make the tree unrecognisable.

The Francis that might never have been

Innumerable branches

Turning inward

My grandfather (Archibald Reid), and grandmother (Margaret) meeting their great granddaughter, Adaline, a few weeks after her birth and a few weeks before Archie’s death.

A perspective on gratitude

PhD Chemist | Research Leader & Safety Entrepreneur

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