Dreams of the child in me

I have recently (yesterday and today!) been reminded of my dream as a child to be an archaeologist. I was fascinated with the stories of the Egyptians in primary school, then visiting the British Museum and Natural History Museum (many times). This morphed into a fascination with Natural History, volunteering at Tullie House Museum inContinue reading “Dreams of the child in me”

That time of year

It seems to be that reflective time of year once more. I wanted to write a reflection a year since starting my PhD journey, but alas the beginning of October didn’t feel like the right time. Now feels like the right time. There are several strands to this braided journey that I have visualised inContinue reading “That time of year”

Wabi-sabi

I came across the Japanese philsophy of wabi-sabi a while back now. You can distill into 3 simple words: impermanent, imperfect and incomplete. Wabi-sabi philosophy values the process and the journey rather than some end-point or goal. Are there actually any endings or just constant becomings? Having a vision to move towards is a usefulContinue reading “Wabi-sabi”