• Two Months on Tuesday: September and October 2018

    This latest update, covering September and October, has been written over a number of weeks. It originally started thus: “I am typing this with my laptop balanced over my knees, and a puppy asleep next to me, head resting on my left thigh. The calm after the storm and before the next storm (repeat to …

  • Three Months on Wednesday: June, July, August 2018

    Hello, friends. It’s been a while. When I last shared some thoughts here three months ago, I mentioned that May had been a formative month for me in many ways. I had resigned from my job, with an end date of the 5th of September 2018. I also mentioned postponing an imminent new project as …

  • A Month on Monday: May 2018

    It seems so long since my last blog post, yet it’s only been four weeks. The year is charging on! This has been a formative month in many ways, with decisions being made and future adventures being set in motion. The other day I submitted my letter of resignation, offering a slightly longer notice period …

  • A Month on Monday: April 2018

    Now, then! It’s been a while, hasn’t it?! What a difference four months make. When I left you, at the start of 2018, I was about to abandon all social media and social life to keep my head down and finish and submit my thesis. Much to my own surprise at times, I not only …