Monthly Archives: August 2013

“Rabbit’s cleve…

“Rabbit’s clever,” said Pooh thoughtfully. “Yes,” said Piglet, “Rabbit’s clever.” “And he has Brain.” “Yes,” said Piglet, “Rabbit has Brain.” There was a long silence. “I suppose,” said Pooh, “that that’s why he never understands anything.” ― A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh This last fortnight I’ve begun the ‘battle of the brain’. I sent off a set […]

Life is a PhD

The stages of a PhD are probably very predictable, described in a book somewhere. I realised I’d reached a new stage when, early morning and still in a state of sleep where dreams appear, my mind was recreating sentences I’d written to incorporate another concept or reference. Before this, it also occurs to me that […]