Week 157: New Year’s Resolutions

Week 157: New Year’s Resolutions

Happy 2020! We welcomed in the New Year over a roast chicken dinner and Prosecco, and we had more Prosecco in the evenings for three consecutive days. It’s been a lazy, relaxing and peaceful time for us. I made a list of my New Year’s resolutions, which includes five main themes: Successfully complete my PhD [...]

Weeks 153 and 154: Chapter six is done

Weeks 153 and 154: Chapter six is done

I am writing this post at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport, waiting to board my flight to Tokyo. I'm heading off for a week's holiday in Japan. On Wednesday, I taught my last lesson for the term, and, on Tuesday, I completed my draft of Chapter 6 and sent it to my supervisors. It’s a great relief to [...]

Weeks 151 and 152: Intensive writing

Weeks 151 and 152: Intensive writing

Progress has been slow over the past two weeks, and I need to get motivated to write better discussions for Chapter 6. Why I am so slow in writing... I always need some time and space to complete my mind map in my brain before I start writing. I am envious of people who can [...]