I had great hopes for this book but it ended up being a disaster – the authors didn’t even make an ounce of effort to talk about anything else besides North America and a very small selection of European countries. Supposedly they couldn’t find enough contemporary records from other parts of the world. I don’t believe they even tried finding them or even asked local researchers for help.
Two planes and a couple hours of layover resulted in a grant proposal. I’ll know if it got past the second stage tomorrow.
That was the start of two months of taking too many planes for my liking.
I am generally more of a fan of aisle seats during long haul flights but this time around I didn’t mind too much – spent most of the two flights (out of three – third one was only an hour or so) sleeping.
Today I’m breaking my own rules a bit – a collage! Mainly because I couldn’t edit the photos well enough for a 4×3 format, nothing fit. In any case, with these photos we’re off to California for a bit, on that trip I took in the second half of September.
Three things I am enjoying right now: doing absolutely nothing, rereading trashy fic and thinking that perhaps I should check my work email but then telling myself I still technically have six more days free of work emails. I’ll have to answer to one or two… but I’ll do that tomorrow.
I don’t have any apps for breaking news stuff so getting on twitter is always interesting (although whatsapp also supplies me with things sometimes). The modern world, I guess…