I did disappear a bit. There's an empty seat where once we chatted daily. Sigh. I got to New Zealand and started working hard on the MA thesis which is - after all - why I'm travelling. I posted a few bobbets on FaceBook and kind of tailed off. I've been to Australia in between … Continue reading ‘Scuse me? Where’s the blog/MA at?
While I have the fortune and luxury of travelling around the world, I am absorbed in the world of academia, at least for some of the time! Roughly, my aim is to work 4 days a week and be a tourist for the other 3. To do so, sometimes I work in my hotel room, … Continue reading Libraries & Academia: Providencia, Santiago, Chile
After my attempts to make connections at one of the Buenos Aires universities, I tracked down the lovely National Library of Teachers or Biblioteca Nacional de Maestros in Buenos Aires. With my shoddy Spanish, and a few words from the security guard at the entrance, I was issued with a lock and key for a … Continue reading Academia: National Library of Teachers, Buenos Aires
Don't say I never talk about academia. There, it's been mentioned! I'm going around the world, being transient, while writing about a subject that involves transience and migration and lots of other juicy academic flavours. Later in this trip, I've set up contacts in New Zealand and Australia where I can find a corner of … Continue reading Academia: The Irish Embassy in Argentina