A book Aoife and I would highly recommend for PhD students: Turbocharge Your Writing: How to become a prolific academic writer by Gardiner and Kearns

A book Aoife and I would highly recommend for PhD students: Turbocharge Your Writing: How to become a prolific academic writer by Gardiner and Kearns

This is a book I couldn't recommend more! It is one of the only books written about the PhD experience which I have read and I felt was 100% true to my experience. I lent it to Aoife and we have both had the same opinion. There are a number of different valuable sections but … Continue reading A book Aoife and I would highly recommend for PhD students: Turbocharge Your Writing: How to become a prolific academic writer by Gardiner and Kearns

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Aziz Ansari

Of all the horrible ‘Weinstenesque’ stories of late, the one that really got to me was the Aziz Ansari story. Link here in case you have missed it. I think that this affected me not only for the reasons below but because (like Louis C.K.) I couldn’t believe someone I was a fan of, and … Continue reading Aziz Ansari

‘SQUAT CITY’ EVICTED AGAIN IN AUGUST 2016: THE BATTLE OVER THE GRANGEGORMAN SQUAT IN DUBLIN

‘SQUAT CITY’ EVICTED AGAIN IN AUGUST 2016: THE BATTLE OVER THE GRANGEGORMAN SQUAT IN DUBLIN

Following Aoife's last post, this is a reprint of the blog published on Eye on the world: Mc Ardle, R. (2016) ‘SQUAT CITY’ EVICTED AGAIN IN AUGUST 2016: THE BATTLE OVER THE GRANGEGORMAN SQUAT IN DUBLIN, Eye on the World Maynooth Geography, [online] October 14th 2016. Available at: https://maynoothgeography.wordpress.com/2016/10/24/squat-city-evicted-again-in-august-2016-the-battle-over-the-grangegorman-squat-in-dublin/ (accessed 31st January 2017). "From 2013 … Continue reading ‘SQUAT CITY’ EVICTED AGAIN IN AUGUST 2016: THE BATTLE OVER THE GRANGEGORMAN SQUAT IN DUBLIN

Shame

I wasn’t sure I was going to ever tell anyone this story nonetheless write it down and publish it but here I am overcoming societal driven shame! That’s right I said SHAME, shame created and enforced by society. However, I would not be writing this if it were not for the courage presented by one … Continue reading Shame