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Whale migration

Oh August, I feel like you went by too quickly. The last weeks of winter have always been celebrated with a migration of sorts and this annual retreat has become a tradition. One that always felt like a rebirth, and I will always be grateful to winter’s chill for the darkness that makes fires burn brighter and hotter.

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Being there

Wooden sculpture of an adult nursing a baby

A good friend I've not spoken to in months called me this week with such happy news - she and her partner are having a baby!

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Work desk essentials

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Shared working spaces seem to be more common on campus. It makes sense though.

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Review: Stephen King's On Writing

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I have never really been into non-fictional books but after trying out Stephen King's On Writing, I think I would like to give it a go.

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Morning momentum

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I love the rain, I do. I love it, even more, when I can just lay in bed for hours reading books.

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TalkCampus

What is TalkCampus? It’s a free 24/7 online peer network, supporting mental health and wellbeing.

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To be a philosopher

picture of "The Thinker" statue in Paris

I miss my grandparents. Both my maternal and paternal grandparents have passed away.

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Editing

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Over the years of my candidature, I seem to have collected stacks of paper and even as I strive to produce less waste and not print anything, I’ve still ended up with a collection of portable hard drives.

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Looking back on my Ph.D. experience

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What are some of the things that you now realise were good things to do while you were a Ph.D. candidate? Or what seemed to be an obstacle to finishing that now looking back you realise was a good thing?

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Kindness

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This week, I was lucky enough to catch up with a few friends I’ve not seen awhile. It has been a rather hectic and challenging month and it was such a treat to reconnect with these people from my different friendship groups.

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