Fwd: RE: Water.
|From:||"Dr. Ian Montgomery" |
checked upstream for a dead sheep.
Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2002 08:56:31
Dr. Ian Montgomery,
Subject: RE: Water.
When I worked in Glasgow we used to use Newcastle tap water for our
Bielchowsky's. I also seem to remember that Cajal insisted on
for his silvers. "Water, water everywhere" even distilled
it's a variable
we should all keep in mind when trying to follow a new method.
Despite that there is nothing better than drinking water straight from
Scottish mountain stream.
From: Pamela Marcum
Sent: 23 June 2002 14:16
To: Histonet; Ian Montgomery
Subject: RE: Water.
I can't speak to this water issue however, I do know some silver
work very well in one country with the water and not all in
had the problem years ago with a protocol for a silver stain from Norway
the Netherlands and it just did not work doing everything exactly the
Finally out of pure frustration we ask them to send us 2 liters of water.
Suddenly the stain worked perfectly. We tried exactly the same
a side by side and only the imported water worked. We found another
fiber stain and told our collaborators we couldn't keep importing water.
They couldn't do the stain we picked there. Go figure and we take
for grant. Pam Marcum
> [Original Message]
> From: Ian Montgomery <email@example.com>
> To: Histonet <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: 6/23/2002 5:15:27 AM
> Subject: Water.
> John made a few interesting comments
regarding Welsh water but English
> beer! I always sample the local beers on my foreign travels but
> is the major reason I never venture over the border. It's flat, warm
> with a horrendous taste, it's awful. Now, mother nature gave
> perfect water, and you can use it for silver staining, indeed
> Gros works better with tap water than distilled. Plus of course we
> blessed with the ability to make the amber nectar, whisky. While
> claim to make the king of spirits, single malt whisky is the king
> From the Orkneys to the Lowlands, Skye to Arran the distilleries
> drink so pure and filled with complexity of flavour that a single
> transports you to a world of delights.
> It's a wet windy Sunday morning here in
Scotland but as I look out my
> lounge window in the distance peeping out from the mist I can see
> Lomond, Narnain and Vorlich stretching into the distance. I agree
> hills are beautiful but we have mountains, awesome mountains and
> habitats over the entire Cairngorm massif. Mmm, maybe my postings
> were a bit harsh and the UK and it's nations are not so bad. So, if
> fancy spending some time here your more than welcome.
> Dr. Ian Montgomery,
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> Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences,
> University of Glasgow,
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