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Time flies!

As the end of summer fast approaches, it’s a nice time to take stock of just how quickly this year has gone and what I’ve done in academic year 2013/14. 759 more words



Here. Thursday… A simple title to a simple post. 

So here I am towards the end of the week, grateful that it is at its end… I’m happy and yet tired at the same time.  832 more words


To Susie [by Kerrie Mengersen]

" href="http://xianblog.wordpress.com/2014/07/19/cancun-isba-2014-%c2%bd-day-2/"Cancun, to Susie who could not make it to a Valencia meeting for the first time... Along with a picture of Susie, Alicia and Jennifer taking part in another ISBA cabaret in Knossos, Crete, in 2000.] 693 more words


Red Cross Boston

Last week, I started my service at Red Cross Boston.
I got the opportunity to take part in the program “Food Pantry” which is the biggest emergency food pantry in New England (=States: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine). 271 more words

University Life

The magic trick for excellence

I graduated valedictorian in primary school. In high school, I was able to thrive in the first two years, snagging Rank 1, but faltered in the succeeding years. 1,241 more words


Never underestimate a Yorkshire lass.

I try to keep my on line image as a crafting person very organised and positive (apart from the odd moan). Recently though, something happened that I can only say is a bit of a wonder. 1,083 more words

Random Thoughts

hasta luego, Susie!

I just heard that our dear, dear friend Susie Bayarri passed away early this morning, on August 19, in Valencià, Spain… I had known Susie for many, many years, our first meeting being in Purdue in 1987, and we shared many, many great times during simultaneous visits to Purdue University and Cornell University in the 1990’s. 254 more words