My first office job was at a university, and it's an environment I've felt at home in ever since. There were many things I learnt in that job, but one important life lesson came from an extremely kind academic who taught on the leisure and tourism courses. We were discussing data collection for timetabling and,... Continue Reading →
Imposter Syndrome: fighting your gremlins
Earlier this month, I went to the V&A's Undressed exhibition with a bunch of lovely people who are all fans of the lingerie brand Kiss Me Deadly. Since I was awarded my MA - which involved two years of research and academic writing about underwear, specifically bras - the brand's head honcho Catherine has rather... Continue Reading →
Time to learn something new?
As summer draws to a close, many of us decide to take up a new hobby or learn a new skill. Whether it's because we want to distract ourselves from the slowly darkening evenings or simply a response to an ingrained feeling that August/September is 'Back to School' time, the desire to try something new... Continue Reading →