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Winter Routines and Pasta d'Inverno

I have to be honest, coming home from a long holiday in the tropics to Melbourne hasn’t been easy. It’s not just the cold weather.  The first week back home has been hectic, full of dinner catch ups, missed family birthdays involving cookathons, garlic planting, entertaining our Italian guest, visiting and cooking for Mother, a football match to attend, and more.  471 more words


Mile 1: One Month On

The other day, I was thinking about my strategy of counting down and breaking down my time in various placements to reduce the stress that comes from having so much time remaining. 1,137 more words

Posts About Kyrgyzstan


By the end of my intermission I’ll have been absent from my PhD for 5 months. Five months are a long time to be MIA from your PhD. 457 more words

Clinical Phd

What is this space?

This is really difficult.

I’m a really fortunate person. I’ve had opportunities to chase my dreams. I was given a foundation to build skyscrapers and scale mountainsides. 339 more words


Ego - The Human Variable

Human Judgment…. When I contemplate about human behaviors, that’s probably what all of us do. We judge people by what they say and do including how they look and their possessions. 438 more words


Fast Company
By Chris Smith

This article sets the stage by recognizing that although technology has made us aware as “global citizens” there is still strife and disconnect between those who are different than us. 255 more words