Saturday, June 23rd, 2012

The news finally came …

 
I was chatting to a Research Assistant within my team when one of my supervisors came into my office and asked whether I had read the email. She said that …


Friday, May 25th, 2012

Grey is the new black

A view from my office – could you see Dr Bunsen Honeydew?
 
Today I sent my application for my PhD degree, even when I’m still waiting for the examiners’ reports for …


Friday, April 27th, 2012

Three more years of madness

 
It seems like it was a short while ago that I faced the dilemma whether I should jump into the world of academia and turn my back on the career …


Friday, February 17th, 2012

Before I lay my head to sleep …

It’s been a while since I posted an update to my blog – I didn’t even write anything for Valentine’s Day (one of the most overrated day of the year …


Monday, January 9th, 2012

Today, twenty years ago.

 
It was on 9 January 1992 that I stepped on Australian soil – my first ever trip abroad and what has proven to be the start of my relationship with …


Friday, December 9th, 2011

Proud

 
Taking a break from processing my thesis data, I thought I’d write something in my blog today.
As I steadily and wearily move towards the end of my Masters program (I’m …


Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Worry not, worrywart!

 
For the past two days, I’ve been working from home and taking care of my thesis data and chapters. I find myself being more productive working from home although arguably …


Sunday, November 20th, 2011

A one-legged man in a butt-kicing contest

 
It’s been a while since I wrote a real blog piece, rather than movie reviews or random tidbits of information. The main reason is that I am getting frantically busy …


Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

Keep on running

 
It’s day like today when I feel quite unmotivated to do anything. I can blame it on my cold and perhaps it is a contributing factor. Although I know I …


Friday, July 9th, 2010

One hurdle passed, to face another fork in the road

 
If anybody’s wondering why I’ve been so quiet for the past couple of weeks, it’s because I have been focusing on my proposal presentation. As part of my Masters degree, …