Writing research papers and reading peer-reviewed journal articles have utterly shattered the joy that I once derived from reading and writing. I’ve lost a huge bit of my soul that I want back. My fried brain cells have recovered somewhat and as a result I’ve taken three steps to reclaim my love of words:… View Post

If I were asked to label the year 2015 it would be “The Year of I’ve Had It Up to Here”. I emphatically decided that certain situations and people would not be tolerated in 2016. Almost simultaneously, images from the other end of the spectrum began to take shape in… View Post

I’m in the midst of the worst toothache of my life.  While you fine folks were ushering in the New Year with champagne and kisses, I was in bed.  Not sleeping.  Turns out neither mint tea nor rum punch make for effective toothache medicine.  In desperate need of a distraction, I have decided to… View Post

It’s 1.43 a.m. on Thursday 31st December 2015 and I’m at my aged desk working on my very first blog post. I have generated about a gazillion ideas for this awesome occasion but surprisingly all I can think about right now is this faithful little desk. Funny that I should remember how years ago… View Post