Update on London

Warm weather is giving way to the Royal Wedding this week. At the same time, I am negotiating practicalities at my new work place, University College London Environment Institute, and struggling to get reception on my new fancy smart phone. Hours of sitting on the tube and at Carphone warehouse will hopefully be rewarded by […]

HASSLE

Thank G for the sun shining today! Our life has become a complete hassle frontier. Flat searching in London, car selling in Amsterdam, lease resigning, other travels, work, deadlines, colds, backpains and then the rest of the normal stuff. Every now and then I try to reflect on our “modern nomadic lifestyle”, and come to […]

Ready for holidays!

Meetings, planning and paper-writing will soon be set aside, as me and the family head toward Portugal this upcoming Saturday. Just having purchased an online Lonelyplanet book chapter it is hard to take my eyes off the street maps of Lisbon, directions to Sintra and the wonderful descriptions of both. My daydreaming of a week’s […]

Walking on egg shells

Funny thing that health. Nice to have, even to work for in the form of exercise and eating healthily, however we still take it for granted and act all surprised when it deteriorates. I recently had a pause in my life brought about by severe back pains. They occurred initially over a week’s time, manifesting […]

Express yourself!

Woman! Be emancipated through your work! Is there another way to be emancipated? Do women need emancipation? How about men, or are they emancipated enough as it is? After yet another women-labor force-caring for children-work life balance academic discussion over lunch, I feel pressured to write down some thoughts. I fear I’m starting to be […]