Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Passing another academic milestone

 
Today I had my graduation ceremony for my Master of Business (Research, Marketing) degree that I completed last year.  After going through three previous graduation ceremonies, going on the fourth …


Saturday, August 18th, 2012

This is why I love teaching

 
I haven’t posted a blog post for a while and life has been trundling away like before. Adelaide is still cold as we are steadily moving towards the end of …


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 …


Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Corporate yearning

 

 
It’s times like these that are quite dangerous for my well-being – I’m reasonably busy at work but mentally still quite weary after the two years of research for my …


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 …


Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

Just another post at midnight

 
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I’ve been meaning to post a blog entry for a while but I just didn’t have enough time and energy to do it during the weekend. On top …


Monday, January 10th, 2011

Corner of the earth

 
It’s 25 minutes after five, Monday is officially over – the university is still very quiet with some people are still on leave or busy elsewhere. There are gradually more …


Friday, October 8th, 2010

Hail the weekend!

 
Although this week is a short one after the Labour Day long weekend, I feel exhausted by the end of the week. It’s always the case after every long weekend, …


Friday, October 1st, 2010

Spring has sprung!

 
It’s a fantastic day in Adelaide with the sun finally staying long enough to warm up the air and the earth. Spring has been quite cool this year – some …


Friday, August 27th, 2010

Return to Middle Earth

Milford Sound, New Zealand – Photo courtesy of Sam @ ‘The Grind’ (thegrind.co.nz)
 
The last time I was in New Zealand was in the year 2000 – before that, it was …