Rethinking Research Skills

Last week I was warming up the old travel planning muscles writing up a list of must-dos for someone going to New York City. This week was a day for organising some of the research I've done over recent weeks and preparing to start in earnest. I've always loved to take notes by hand. As an … Continue reading Rethinking Research Skills

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Expect the Unexpected (from Mother)

Tonight we had our first official expedition planning meeting. The first suggestion from my mother, a woman who not five minutes earlier had scoffed at the notion of boarding a train with a backpack, was Everest Base Camp. This yak is concerned about this turn of events, especially since people keep suggesting it as a … Continue reading Expect the Unexpected (from Mother)