When I was first admitted to my PhD program, a good friend of mine - who had completed her dissertation a few years before - gave me one of the best pieces of advice: "find yourself a friend". Which is not to say I didn't have any friends at the time (!), but she meant… Continue reading Hear, hear!
August feels like one long Sunday... and Sundays are for relaxing... and also thinking about what lies ahead... I have been doing that of late - reflecting on the past and trying to clarify my thoughts about the future - all in the company of my sidekick Zsa Zsa (yes I named her after the… Continue reading What lies ahead
I love receiving parcels in the mail. I consider it one of the little joys of life. I love finding them in my mailbox, the sound and smell of the paper envelope when I open them. I especially love when they arrive from far away places, with exotic stamps and foreign alphabets on the return… Continue reading Of seduction and drug-objects