There will be a post soon. I won’t bother with excuses as to why there has not been one for a little while because I am certain you can guess for yourself anyway. But SOON. Look, I even went out with the big camera to photograph for the post. It has a narrative. Ooh. … More Placeholder
I was originally going to write a far more frivolous title, but did not wish to bring anybody here under false pretences. After spending a couple of weeks re-setting up camp and getting started with work (academented post coming later), I have decided to step up the museums game a notch. Inspired by Miriam Clifford, … More Weekend Intervention!
Last night I was set to go to a birthday party (Friday after all), when my supervisor here rang to ask if I could come to dinner with a newly acquired PhD student, and a potential Hist of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and medicine – although if you’re reading this blog, I almost suspect you … More Seven points on academented etiquette
The other day: The Prof: “[…] so that’s all good for planning; what do you want to do afterwards?” Me: “Well, I was just going to actually get this PhD first, while keeping an eye out, taking contacts down along the way…” The Prof: *disdained* “Don’t you have an idea as to where you want … More Academented in Beijing – supervisor edition
I generally do not post pictures of myself on this blog, but I will make an exception this time around in order to illustrate what the weather in Beijing has been like recently. It is not often that I have to wear all the accoutrements featured in the poor webcam shot below, not least because … More Academented weather in Beijing