Well, this is another opinion piece about Chinese people I have met during my stay in Hong Kong (disclaimer, *the ones I have met, I am not generalising at all). I cannot count the number of times I have been asked how I ended up in Hong Kong and how I must be rich to … Continue reading “You must be rich to study in Hong Kong”…
8:30 You know life is real when you wake up in the morning to get your first cup of coffee before attempting any heavy lifting; which for me includes any mental/brain activity; then try to decide if you should shower first or check emails first. It's a tough decision because usually once I … Continue reading A day in the life of a PhD student
I realised just now as I lay in bed, tossing and turning, waiting for sleep to come, that I haven't been blogging with honesty...lately. I will be the first to admit that I have not been living up to my blog's name More To Getty. Why? I thought about it and I think I have … Continue reading Blogging honesty
It was during my daily dose of binge reading articles and other serious academic stuff that I came across an article on dating Ph.Ds and why that may not be a good idea. I am not going to comment on the dating part(story for another day). One thing the author mentioned was how she felt … Continue reading Am I doing a Ph.D. or A Ph.D. is doing me…
2016 started off on a bad note for me but I am happy to say I am ending it better than I started it. How does one know whether its been a good year or a bad year? For me and others I have seen blogging about the end of 2016; it's about counting the … Continue reading The year 2016: my reflection.
The above quote by Joyce Meyer (from the book "The Confident Woman") has just breathed life back into my world. If anything could make me more energetic, its the reminder that I am going to be excellent, not mediocre. That's my God-given destiny. What is the point of doing anything at all if you are … Continue reading “We are going to be excellent, not mediocre”
God speaks in so many different and unexpected forms. I was having such a bad start to my morning and wondered how this day was going to end. After having my cup of coffee I decided to walk away from the negative energy that was surrounding me and the reason for my gloomy mood. I … Continue reading That odd moment when God speaks