I have realised that “house-moving stress” is going to last a while until we have finished assembling furniture and discarding unnecessary visible stuff (cardboard and items that don’t fit the new place). When I am stuck in my analysis, my data looks so mundane and seems insignificant, but I do need to assemble all of […]Read more "Moving diary: House-moving stress"
The title “A life-changing week” refers more to my current inner thoughts and feelings. Over the past few years, I have put off some things that I need to do – personal stuff not study-related. These have all come up in more obvious shapes this week, and I have just decided to resolve matters and […]Read more "Week 117: A life-changing week"
On Wednesday we finally finished cleaning the old flat after moving, and the handover process. I said ‘thank you’ many times to the kitchen while I wiped the cabinets and floor. Since we had focused on cleaning and tidying up in the new apartment, it was really nice to come back to the old place […]Read more "Moving diary: Goodbye to the old flat"
The first ten weeks of my course have passed, and we have the Easter break until we start the second half of the semester. My students gave me a letter, some Japanese biscuits and Cleistocactus! What I am feeling now is that I love my students and teaching. I have taught in the […]Read more "I love teaching"
For the past two weeks, I have been fully occupied with moving and teaching! Moving is really stressful and time-consuming about many matters, but it’s been fantastic to see that the new apartment has been set up very nicely, little by little. As for research, my progress was quite slow last week. I was completely […]Read more "Weeks 115 and 116: Hectic weeks with moving"