How to … Low Buy?!

How to … Low Buy?!

Being the ADHD nerd that I am, I always try to be prepared the best I can for upcoming plans and challenges. Educating myself in regards to every possible eventuality that could occur gives me a sense of security and peace of mind, knowing I will be able to handle pretty much everything life throws [...]

New Hope or: the road to hell is paved with good intentions …

New Hope or: the road to hell is paved with good intentions …

Now this entry sounds way more dramatic than it actually is. Fact is, I didn’t work ‘that much’ on my thesis or academic ventures since returning from London last May. For one thing, wonderguy and I moved in together shortly afterwards and there was a lot to organize and do for weeks afterwards; secondly, I [...]

Never finishing anything at all – 4 (or more) steps to succeed

Never finishing anything at all – 4 (or more) steps to succeed

I have finished my talk some weeks ago, ready to edit it a bit here and there and in the end having weeks to rehearse it (...something that is reallyreallyreally important for non-native-speakers!!!) – at least that was my plan. Of course, quite the opposite happened. After finishing my first ‘draft,’ my supervisor and wonderguy [...]

The Resurrection of Jack Duluoz…or so…?

The Resurrection of Jack Duluoz…or so…?

I've always had a particular liking for British and American authors, even back when my English was really bad and I had to rely on translations. This love for stories and books from the island and other continents deepened once my English language skills advanced to the point where I could start reading my favorite [...]