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My daughter remarked yesterday in one of those heart-to-heart conversations that take place on car journeys that she thought I like teaching more than I do research because I rarely […]

On Pruning

I learnt the basic principles of pruning from a friend. The general idea is to use a sharp pair of secateurs, snip off at 45 degrees just above where there […]

A very dear friend of mine has recently moved universities and states in order to secure a three-year contract. Being witness to the adjustments she is undergoing right now brings […]

I teach and research in the field of media studies in Australia and was intrigued  recently when I saw the following ad on New Zealand television Time, according to this […]