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2016-17: Year in Review

The conclusion of the Orientation trip to the Lake District brings with it a moment for reflection and contemplation. For one, it is the culmination of months of work on a massive project which now leaves space to focus on new tasks. For another, it marks twelve months since I moved to Cambridge from Australia,… Continue reading 2016-17: Year in Review

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Emotions · Personal History · Reflections

Week 18: Living in La La Land

I’m not sure on the best way to approach writing about my eighteenth week in Cambridge. Everything about it was so deeply emotionally charged, and in the past I have found sharing my thoughts and feelings with even my closest friends an immensely difficult endeavour. The thought of writing them down, publicly, is a daunting… Continue reading Week 18: Living in La La Land

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Teaching

Day 23: Photography and Teaching

I woke up exhausted from the late-finishing welcome dinner the night before. I rode straight into the department, picked up my notebook, and went out to DAMTP for a lecture in General Relativity. This was the third left-handed lecturer in a row. Again, this was mostly covering old ground, though focusing on the mathematical formalism.… Continue reading Day 23: Photography and Teaching

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