“I’ve never known you to shy away from difficult problems”

My supervisor said this to me once, when I was dragging my feet on a project to rejuvinate some old code for a rig in our lab. Some of the parts of the code used discontinued products, and my aim was to sort of keep the structure intact by filling these gaps left behind by… Continue reading “I’ve never known you to shy away from difficult problems”

Finding enjoyment in scary things

I have a PhD to finish, and for years it has been difficult to drum up any real momentum to get it done. Although to be fair I have achieved vastly more in the last year and a bit, than I did in the several years prior to that. Each day when I think about… Continue reading Finding enjoyment in scary things