I'm often asked how a chemist gets into journalism. Here's the short answer:
In early 2003, I asked Art Parker - editor of the new Millbrook Independent newspaper - if he would like a weekly humor/news column on animal stories. Strangely, he said yes. The first one appeared on March 28, 2003, entitled "Crocodile Tales."
The column ran for over 2 years until June 2005. In the interim, it also ran in