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My name is Adam

I am a research scientist and father living in Melbourne, Australia.

I have a fascination with plants, a passion for photography, an interest in coding and a love of science.

This is my website.

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Malahang Lantern Festival

The Malahang Lantern Festival was a delightful and free family-friendly event in Melbourne’s north-east featuring dozens of beautiful lanterns showcasing a variety of themes.

— 18 June 2021 via The Grapevine.



Yarra River in Flood

Following heavy rains across parts of Victoria in the past week, many of the state’s rivers are swollen.

— 13 June 2021 via The Grapevine.



Changing date formats in R

Dates come in all sorts of formats, but R generally prefers dates in the format YYYY-MM-DD. Here’s a quick method to convert date formats in R.

— 21 June 2021 via Coding Blog.

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Features

Story of Flowers

The Story of Flowers

How do plants know when to flower? Many people think it’s a matter of day length or the addition of fertiliser, but you’ll see that flowering is a far more sophisticated process.

Melbourne Neon

Melbourne Neon

Discover Melbourne’s rich neon heritage with pictures and videos of fifty of the city’s most important heritage neon signs including the Skipping Girl, Pelaco and Allen’s neons plus the Nylex Clock.

Photologium

Photologium

Photologium is my commercial photography website. View the galleries, purchase prints or enquire about licensing my photographs for your next project.

Free Fonts

Free Fonts

I have developed some fonts, which are available free for personal use. (Donations gratefully accepted). These include the “Hazchem” chemical safety font and the “Plant Breeder’s webfont”.

Research

Research

A complete list of my scientific reseach publications.

Melbourne Buildings

Melbourne Buildings

Discover some of Melbourne’s finest architecture - both old and new. This site contains detailed information on over 50 buildings, plus photos and maps.

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