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Learning to listen

I love reading memoirs. I enjoy the intimacy of an encounter with the defining event(s) of someone else’s life. I recently read Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts… 925 more words


Too Many Projects, Too Much To Do - Really?

Flowerbed to weed

Book to finish

Kitchen to clean up

Calendula cream to make

Pottery to glaze and fire

Vegetable garden to plant

Laundry to do… 409 more words



I have written about the importance of finding like-minded souls to help navigate academia. My previous posts can be summed up as how I find my people… 494 more words

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On the Slow Writing Movement

Eva Orúe, “Slowhand es un artista, pero no (siempre) el que crees,” infoLibre 19 March 2017:

Cierto es que escribir no es lo que era. 110 more words

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How (not) to do a PhD

My colleague, PhD candidate and friend Lilia Mantai has recently submitted her PhD (on time) and received a Faculty Highly Commended award for her achievements as an HDR student. 636 more words

Strategies For Slowing Down

Writing differently

I have had a wonderful fortnight of writing.

This is what I did: I submitted a 400 word abstract for a conference paper, submitted a short journal article (I am lead author with two co-authors), and drafted a longer journal article (also as lead author) to send to two different co-authors next week. 889 more words

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Meanwhile on Twitter...

Twitter moves quickly. But I love the way it enables connections with like-minded souls who share resources, writing, opinions and opportunities. For those who are not on Twitter, or who inevitably missed some useful stuff, here are some recent links. 277 more words

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