Monthly Archives: October 2012

Five Questions

1. Why on earth didn’t I tell my supervisor earlier about the problems I was having with my PhD?He is a lovely and wise man, and he thinks my work could be great. He may struggle to give practical advice … Continue reading

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HALL-oween

Tonight was the Halloween party in Hall. We were all on duty. And I now can’t stop smiling. Why am I so happy? The Warden smiled at me tonight. Twice.  He also admired my haircut. I’M TOTALLY INSIDE THE CIRCLE … Continue reading

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In which Connor didn’t Jump the Shark

Note: for a definition of “jump the shark”, please see here (I particularly like the third definition). I went drinking with a friend on Friday night. Now, my recent stories about drinking seem to have ended in me crying. Not this … Continue reading

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How Connor Got His Spunk Back

Boom! I am, once again, human. I’m still Connor – still riddled with frailties and sillinesses – still permanently on the brink of something or other, but today I’m looking forward to tomorrow, which is something I’ve found hard to … Continue reading

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In which Connor does adult stuff

With a title like that, you might expect me to be talking about sex. I’m not, although the line “I’ve got passion in my pants and I ain’t afraid to show it” from “Sexy and I Know It” has been … Continue reading

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Awake

It’s 5:00 am on a Thursday morning. I can’t sleep. And it’s not stress that’s stopping me from sleeping. It’s my own ridiculousness. On Sunday morning, I slept in, like every other student does. This meant that it was after … Continue reading

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This tub of ice cream

I’m eating a 500 ml tub of ice cream. There is a core of rich chocolate fudge sauce running through the middle of the tub. This is surrounded by two different flavours of ice cream and is infiltrated throughout by … Continue reading

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