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Anything can happen on Halloween…

Right now I feel like this:   My brain has been hollowed out and my features are carved in an expression of fatigue and mild confusion. Mid-term blues when the work really accumulates and summer seems like a distant memory.   However none of that matters because MY FAMILY ARE VISITING TODAY!!!! As you can …

London and Library Times

The thick of revision has really started now, there’s an overwhelming atmosphere of stress, worry and all-nighters over UoN and Hallward Library feels very much like rush-hour on the London Underground; scrambles for seats, hordes of people bunched up and spilling out over personal boundaries, snappy remarks, grumpy faces, coughs and colds and perfecting the …

Time for Time Wasting

It’s now been a week since I submitted my dissertation and what a surreal week it has been. Thursday was a mixture of emotion – stress, worry, relief, loss and above all exhaustion. It was early to bed and Friday morning I had expected to wake up feeling relieved and happy – instead I woke …