Posted by on May 19, 2015 at 3:28 pm

Before going on holiday as a child, I could hardly wait to pack my suitcase and escape 1980s Birmingham for a few days. Swapping the urban landscape and sprawling grey skies, with a break by the seaside, captured my childlike imagination to no end. ‘When are we going?’ would be my question to my dad,

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Posted by on April 22, 2015 at 1:21 pm

Mad Men — A term coined in the late nineteen-fifties to describe the advertising executives of Madison Avenue. They coined it. There has been a Don Draper shaped hole in my life until recently. Season 7 of Mad Men has begun and it’s 1971. The clothes, the drinking vodka at 11am, the back stabbing of

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Posted by on March 17, 2015 at 10:55 am

The business of applying for your PhD can feel very mysterious and the process can vary widely from one institution to the next. How do you get funding? Who can fund you? Who can supervise you? What’s a proposal?! Having worked closely with a PhD candidate recently and closely observed the somewhat opaque method of

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Posted by on September 27, 2013 at 7:28 am

I couldn’t drive for a long time. I didn’t learn at 17 like all my peers, after which I took myself off to university and ultimately missed my window of opportunity to start learning again until my late twenties. Now, this was a long and drawn out process. I had about 10 instructors, thousands of

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Posted by on May 3, 2013 at 10:13 am

To me, the world of law has been a romantic and intriguing one. Notions of men in bowler hats, on the way to their chambers. Being ‘invited to dine’. That point at the end of a draining and emotional case where the prosecution confidently declares: ‘Thank you, your honour, no further questions’, then sits down

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