Life & General

Heatwaves This is echoing a thread I posted on Twitter, and will continue to post on all my social media accounts until this Global Warming thing is under control. Heatwaves are getting worse and we need to adapt, fast. With coal still powering most of our electricity, power outages mean that air conditioning is… Continue reading Heatwaves

Life & General

The Profoundness of New Year

Have you noticed how people suddenly become 'wise' and profound on New Years' Eve? Are they normally that insightful? I understand the habit of reflection and self-betterment that has become the norm in New Years' celebrations in Western society, yet every year I am amused by how many people suddenly become philosophers as the calendar… Continue reading The Profoundness of New Year

PhD Progress & Thoughts

Writerly ‘Voice’ I recently received feedback from one of my supervisors on a draft. They requested that I develop my 'voice', and then elaborated no further. As an incredibly verbose person I benefit very little from simple statements with no context or guidance. This is something that this supervisor has yet to work around, and something… Continue reading Writerly ‘Voice’

Life & General · PhD Progress & Thoughts

Resolutions of Things I Will Ask Of Others

Hi everyone! I stopped taking 'New Years' Resolutions' seriously when I was about 17, after realizing that making commitments at specific times of year was meaningless if you weren't willing to follow them through, and you lacked the support you needed from loved ones. Let's just say the period of Lent that followed was not… Continue reading Resolutions of Things I Will Ask Of Others