Monthly Archives: June 2012

Death of an iPhone

I felt good on Wednesday. I had blisters on my feet, but other than that I was fine. I felt vaguely self-satisfied for the whole day. I went for lunch with a friend, who told me that I need to … Continue reading

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8K

I guess I’m just going to have to start believing in myself. Today I ran for 8 kilometres. Eight kilometres. My running buddy and the person who decided I enter the 8K race – let’s call him Hosni – texted … Continue reading

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In Connor’s head

Yesterday’s post was depressing. And often, my head is not a good place to be. I’m so paranoid about tomorrow’s race that I’ve idly considered breaking my leg just to get out of it. I am sometimes so full of … Continue reading

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Connor vs Connor

I’m my own worst enemy. Everything was going fine. I didn’t do my run like I planned on Wednesday evening, but it was OK. I was eating my porridge in the mornings, I was drinking lots and lots of water, … Continue reading

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A Series of Fortunate Events

One – The Conference For the first time since I started my PhD, I presented my work at a conference on Saturday. And I kicked conference ass. Seriously, I kicked so much ass that that conference had severe rectal bleeding … Continue reading

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Ding Dong! The bells are going to chime!

I’m of that age when people get married. This latest wedding started for me last Saturday evening. I was invited to the Hen Night in a classy city-centre restaurant. I hadn’t seen the bride in well over a year, so … Continue reading

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Fight the PoWaR!

I’ve moved. I’m now in one of the swanky modern flats in Trinity Hall. In almost all respects, it is far, far better than where I was living for the year. The bedroom is much bigger, with a lovely en … Continue reading

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