Gnocchi, Departures and a Walrus

Final week of uni before SWOTVAC (Situation Without Owning Total Vaccines And Corn) begins. SWOTVAC doesn’t actually stand for what I just wrote, but I believe it’s far more interesting to describe the study period before exams start. I am coming down with a cold at the moment. I did tell my manager the other…

Scrabble, Bar, Cheesebutt and some Celebrations

Right before posting my last update, I had spent most of the night playing Scrabble with my parents and a family friend. Of all the competitive activities I get involved in, Scrabble takes its place just below basketball in terms of me bringing out my ‘take-no-prisoners-win-at-all-costs’ mentality. Yes, somewhere underneath this giant marshmallow coating beats…

Chinese, Cocktails, Co-workers and Catching Up

So after handing in my final piece of course assessment, I managed to take some time to do that thing people call living. Of course, part of my concept of living is catching up on episodes of TV shows I haven’t been able to watch. Speaking of which, I just watched the latest Doctor Who…

The Last Essay Hump

I now have one month until exams start. The end of last week was spent dealing with what I like to call, ‘The Last Essay Hump’. The point at which you’ve completed the coursework for every other subject and you’ve got one final essay to do. By this stage, you really don’t care, you just…

Leaster, Me and the Anger

I hope you all enjoyed a nice break over Easter, for those of you that got a break. I worked every day of the Easter weekend except for Easter Tuesday/replacement for ANZAC day public holiday. This didn’t worry me so much. A few friends and family expressed sadness or dismay at the fact I worked…