The Lost Astronomer

If you’re a woman going through IVF, there’s tons of info. But if you’re a bloke? Not so much. Compared to IVF, the mysteries of the Universe can appear quite straightforward… Updates every Monday(ish)


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Lonely Planet – A Short Story

Dust swirled outside of the small window in the red glow of the setting sun. The cold spring weather caused high winds that whipped the brownish red dust into twisting eddies, swallowing the small encampment and only allowing the most... Continue Reading →

IVF Day 19 – Just what the heck is IVF, anyway?

Today is the point in my wife’s cycle where she finally begins her course of IVF medication – or, as I prefer to tease her, she’s snorting drugs twice a day (the first course of hormones, nafarelin acetate, has to... Continue Reading →

IVF: Day 13 – Drugs! Drugs! Drugs!

My wife's IVF hormone drugs arrived today via courier; a large refrigerated box, with "THIS WAY UP" written on it upside down. She was out, so I unpacked it and hopefully refrigerated the correct ones (they're currently sharing shelf space... Continue Reading →

Why house hunting is a massive pain in the arse

I have a new job so soon we shall be moving, from Follytown (not its real name) in Oxfordshire to a place as yet undecided in Hampshire. We're house hunting, and I'd forgotten how much of a total pain in... Continue Reading →

IVF: Day 8 – “You’re pregnant? Erm… Great!”

Yesterday, we went out to London for the day. The plan was: 1: Meet university friend and her husband for lunch 2: Theatre to see the Book of Mormon 3: Dinner with sister at my club. What could possibly go... Continue Reading →

Feeling in the dark

If you’re a woman going through IVF, there’s tons of info. But if you’re a bloke? Not so much.

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