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Week 81: Henry VIII's Tennis Court

Our trip to Roubaix concluded on Monday morning, and by mid-morning we were already back in the UK. Jacqueline stayed down in London, while I took both our bikes back in to Cambridge, making it in time for lunch. 666 more words


First day high as a Ph.D. student

For the past few weeks (or months), I have been preparing for my first day of Ph.D. classes. I have been accepted into a ladderised Ph.D. 1,537 more words

De La Salle

Does a personal connection = community?

I’m wrestling with a question right now:

what is the difference between personal connections and a community?

And the answer is:

I don’t know!

I’m dazed! 737 more words

Academic Conferences During Pregnancy

One of the first things that crossed my mind when I found out I was pregnant  was how I was going to attend the first conference I had been accepted to. 747 more words

Grad Student

How to unlearn 'playing small'.

Your playing small doesn’t serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking, so that other people won’t feel insecure around you.

How often do you take a step back?

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How digital cameras work

Some of my PhD work involves the use of cameras, and pre-empting a talk I will inevitably have to give at some point, I should learn how they work. 359 more words