A warm welcome home

I had a different post in mind for today, but the day decided otherwise. This needs to be unleashed because it bothers me. We arrived back home in Freising, after a nice long trip made possible by the generous German parental leave conditions. Thank you Germany. I may not always be nice to you, butContinue reading “A warm welcome home”

Deep connect

This evening, I had a short conversation on Facebook Messenger (of all places) with an old friend that I had not spoken to in two years. She bumped into a horrible old picture of me on a field excursion we enjoyed together during our Biology studies, I think this particular expedition was in 2009. SheContinue reading “Deep connect”

The price we pay?

The long-distance relationship format sucks in almost all types of relationships, except academic/professional relationships. Yet, it seems to have become an unwritten rule that if you want to make it in academia, you have to move around, and preferably abroad. What kind of fucked up rule is this, really? When I finished my PhD, IContinue reading “The price we pay?”