Category Archives: travel

travel diary: what academics do in hotel rooms

Academics get to travel a lot. Its one of the perks of the job I guess, but it only becomes a perk if you actually work at it. A lot of the time we collectively don’t. In fact we travel … Continue reading

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time – can you ever really manage it?

A little while back, patter and thesis whisperer, inger mewburn, co-wrote a post on writing which we wanted to ‘simulcast’ on each of our blogs. Writing this first post was surprisingly easy given all the technology at our disposal. We … Continue reading

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academic travel diary: the airport

The sign at security says “Take your laptop out of its case”. So there’s my little mini-mac sitting neatly in the big plastic tray. Yes, it’s small isn’t it, and it really doesn’t weigh much at all. But there’s not … Continue reading

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