Me on the left, Mick the Verreaux's Eagle in charge!

Under the spell of Mick – a Verreaux’s Eagle!

Current Position

I’m a Staff Astronomer in the Instrumentation Division at the SAAO in Cape Town, but also love spending time up at the telescopes in Sutherland!


SAAO Cassegrain Spectrograph Upgrade Blog – what’s keeping us all very busy right now!
The SALT Image Quality Fixup – wrangling unhealthy optics into line
SALT Astronomy Blog – what’s happening up at SALT (various contributors)
Postcards From A Small Planet – my personal blog
My old Flickr page – life before blogs…