## Pubzles 2023

05 January 2024Some of the mathematicians at the University of Bristol go to the pub on a Friday and the pub is sometimes revealed with a pubzle (a puzzle with a pub as the answer). I set three pubzles in 2023, can you solve them?

## Pubzles 2022

20 August 2023Some of the mathematicians at the University of Bristol go to the pub on a Friday and over the summer the pub is normally revealed with a pubzle (a puzzle with a pub as the answer) with a prize for the first person to solve the pubzle. I made three pubzles over the summer of 2022, can you solve them?

## Etching pint glasses II - The making

22 January 2023How do you keep track of your pint glasses in the office? How about etching one of your results on them?

## Etching pint glasses I - The design

08 January 2023How do you keep track of your pint glasses in the office? How about etching one of your results onto them?

## Unique words in Guardian cryptic crosswords

10 September 2022How often do you get new words in crosswords? How many clues should you expect to get? What’s the longest clue? I recently downloaded over 7,000 Guardian cryptic crosswords to answer questions just like these.

## Optimal Wordle strategies

07 February 2022Wordle has been taking the world by storm, but what is the best way to play? This blog post looks at a few different strategies and the optimum play for a few different versions of “best”

## Writing a PWA to solve anagrams and more

30 August 2021A couple of years ago I got fed up with looking at ads when doing something as simple as solving an anagram, so I decided to write my own solver.

## Enumerating permutation graphs

25 October 2020This blog post quickly compares three different ways of enumerating the permutation graphs on \(n\) vertices. By using a canonical deletion approach, we can extend OEIS A123448 from \(n = 11\) to \(n = 14\).

## Enumerating circle graphs

04 October 2020There are 22576188846 unlabelled circle graphs on 13 vertices but how do we know that? This blog post looks at a few different ways of generating small circle graphs from the simplest ways up to a canonical deletion method.

## The longest title on arXiv

16 July 2020A discussion about a potential title with my coauthors led to a question: What is the longest title for a maths paper?