Monthly Archives: August 2011

On being unemployed

Before I moved to America I had been unemployed only once, for a couple of months between finishing my BA and getting a job in a London bookshop. It was 1996 and it felt like it was taking forever. This … Continue reading

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Porridge, custard and port

So we spent July in Britain and it was wonderful. ┬áPart of it was getting to spend time with people we have missed; part of it was that I got to do some proper academicking, going to a couple of … Continue reading

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