Old endings…new beginnings

Whew! Ahh!...now I can catch my breath! Another academic year comes to an end for me and I can now look back with smiles on an exciting year full of old endings and new beginnings. It has been a rather frantic dash to the finish line over the past days as I scurried to clear … Continue reading Old endings…new beginnings

Reflections on the PhD journey: an academic life story

This is a short article I wrote (without the cartoons) for the University of Sheffield Doctoral Times Magazine. The final formatted version has been published and accessible from here  https://www.flipsnack.com/Tuostimes/doctoral-times-issue-17.html (Pg. 13)   It was during my undergraduate days in Ghana that I developed the romantic idea of becoming an academic. At that time, I saw being … Continue reading Reflections on the PhD journey: an academic life story

Cape Chronicles II: Johnny Just Come

It has already been a week since I arrived in the Mother City but I still feel like 'Johnny Just Come' (JJC)! But this is not the usual JJC syndrome of being in awe and not knowing how things work. My JJC is more psychological and I realise that it goes back to the cold … Continue reading Cape Chronicles II: Johnny Just Come