Freshers Week as a Final-Year, Academented PhD

How are you all so young?! I wish you the best in those years bridging youth and adulthood. “Work hard, play hard” is, in short, the way to go. Although don’t forget to have nights in to watch films or afternoons to read [fiction, luxurious fiction]. Please learn traffic etiquette. Not from the drunk man … More Freshers Week as a Final-Year, Academented PhD

Advice

Why don’t you get your ears pierced and wear drop earrings? They will make your face look smaller and less round. Why don’t you settle in one place and start a family? It’s what everybody else is doing. You don’t like your nose? There are non-invasive procedures for that these days. You’re doing a PhD? I’m … More Advice

Day the Tenth – 27th August (photos at the end)

What is there to say for today…? Well, I basically feel like I live here now. I suppose it’s because I’m actually due somewhere in the mornings, and for actual work… rather than the living room coffee table for parentally supervised summer holiday homework. Like almost every summer spent in China in my childhood. Feeling … More Day the Tenth – 27th August (photos at the end)