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2017: Goals and Small Steps

2017: Goals and Small Steps

I’m not a big one for New Year’s Resolutions. I think it’s partly because I’m always more depressed in winter, and usually ill as well, so I don’t have the energy to commit to stuff, but it’s partly that January never feels as much like a new start as September / the start of the academic year does. After all, I’m still stressing about the same essays and deadlines, so nothing has really changed. It’s easier to resolve to have…

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2014 Is Behind, The Year Ahead…

2014 Is Behind, The Year Ahead…

I have a difficult relationship with New Year’s Resolutions. On the one hand, I think it’s great to take a long, hard look at your life and think, “What can I do better this year? How can I be a better person?” On the other hand, they’re overwhelmingly unsuccessful, and besides, I firmly believe that you should make resolutions as and when you feel the need for change, and not wait around for some arbitrary point on the calendar. Add…

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The Dalek Ate The Cookies

The Dalek Ate The Cookies

To be perfectly honest with you, blog readers, I have absolutely no idea why I just named this post The Dalek Ate The Cookies. Reasons could include the fact that ‘Happy New Year’ is a very common theme during this season, or that I’ve never had a post entitled that. I think, perhaps, I just wanted to draw your attention without being clich├ęd. I don’t want you to log on and see another post just like all the other ones…

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