There is no place like home…

I am sitting in the airport lounge, fighting back tears. I hate goodbyes... Still can't believe six months went by so fast.  I am now convinced that it is better to stay away from home than to go home and have to leave again. And this is coming from a self-confessed unsentimental (antonym of sentimental) [...]

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Fighting for balance…life and the Ph.D.​

For those who are new to the blog, let me start with a little introduction...I am a Ph.D. student, about to begin my second year. I study Sociology and Social Policy with a focus on childhoods and families. I am currently at home, in Zimbabwe, for my field work (data collection). Being back home means [...]