An attentive walk

I was very taken with the methodology of the 'attentive walk' that Fran Kelly took in her article 'Hurry up please, it’s time!’ A psychogeography of a decommissioned university campus. I included some detail in my previous post: "Although I had walked the same paths before, this time I walked with intention and attention, taking … Continue reading An attentive walk

Things I miss

During the most difficult times in my life, I have noticed that one way people show empathy is by sharing something dreadful that they, or someone close to them, has experienced. There's a camaraderie in suffering, which can be both comforting and suffocating. Back in 2012, I had an ectopic pregnancy, after several years of … Continue reading Things I miss

Return to campus

I am back on campus two days per week, surprised at the way being here has lifted my spirits. I am in a new role (a return to academic development), in a new office (one building along), meeting some colleagues in person for the first time. My office plants have miraculously survived. Today I arrived … Continue reading Return to campus