Category Archives: Me

Reading: Descartes’s First Meditation

What I did on my hols. I’ve been meaning to write something about my trip to Australia for a while, but goodness, I took a lot of photos. This, however, is one little thing I did for me that I … Continue reading

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Back from outer space

Sorry to leave it such a long time with no update. I have half-a-dozen posts I started, but never finished. Combination of continued ill-health, job-stress, and falling down a fanfiction rabbit-hole. Dragon Age owns me, and I don’t think it’s … Continue reading

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Officially a Doctor

I graduated on 22 January 2016, and am officially Dr Ro Smith, a doctor of philosophy in philosophy, passed with no corrections. Apologies for not posting about it at the time, I didn’t have any photos myself and only just … Continue reading

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2015 – that was a year that happened, didn’t it?

I wasn’t going to write one of these. 2015 is… exhausting to think about. I was so poor, and depressed, and ill at the start of the year. A week into January I had to ask for your help to … Continue reading

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Nine Worlds Schedule: Now with Extra Me!

The Nine Worlds Schedule is now up! And it’s freakin’ amazing! So freakin’ amazing that I can’t remotely take it all in! But what I can now tell you is that it now contains TWICE as much me as anticipated! … Continue reading

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Nine Worlds and Me!

So, I have been accepted to give a paper for Nine World’s Academic track – I’m so excited! I’ll be giving a paper on ‘Battlestar Galactica and the Master/Slave Dialectic: Relating Selves to Others’, which is something I’ve been thinking … Continue reading

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Update on the Rhube

I submitted my thesis on 29 May 2015. It’s done. It’s in. It’s not everything I might have wished that it could have been in better circumstances, but it got finished and handed in, and that’s something I was not … Continue reading

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Getting my shit together

No Music for the Apocalypse again this lunchtime, or probably until my PhD is finished. I am in Getting My Shit Together mode. My supervisor is very kindly letting me use his spare office (yeah, he has two at the … Continue reading

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I wrote a poem today

Sacrifice I went to tea with my heroes today, Eagerly awaiting what they would say. Lucy the Brave and Susan the fair – Daenerys, Khaleesi Unburnt, was there. Susan to the Khaleesi said: “Your brother, I hear you burnt his … Continue reading

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No Music for the Apocalypse today, sorry

Life is happening at me. I have work. But because I was really ill for most of this month I’m doing most of that work this week, and I don’t have time to select a song, research it, and write … Continue reading

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