Monthly Archives: September 2014

Mountainy Man

The last time I left you I had landed in Italy after the scariest flight of my life. I met my colleague (who is also an old friend) who had flown from a different airport and waited for our new … Continue reading

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Pulling a Connor and Flying Away

I never blogged about finishing the PhD. I finished it. Three times. Once on Sunday night, when I finished. Once on Wednesday, when I had redrafted everything and checked my page numbers and written the table of contents. And once … Continue reading

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On nearly finishing a thesis

I’m going to be finished tonight. I’ll still have my table of contents to do and I’ll have to tidy bits up and get someone to proofread it etc, but other than that it’ll be done tonight. After four years, … Continue reading

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Home is where…

I don’t like being at home. The food is truly awful, the house is always cold, the shower doesn’t work. I’m surrounded by crucifixes and “Virgin” Marys and a variety of saints and constant reminders of how totally and entirely … Continue reading

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