1 week and 5 days = time since my last post…at least 1 week will = time until my next post…for I’m going to Mali for a week tomorrow, and I don’t expect to be even checking my email while I’m there let alone posting anything on the blog. Since its a work-related travel and...

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  • 18 March 2007

Today seems to be one of those strange (and rare) days with regards the weather. Even the phrase “English weather” can’t really explain weather like this. The day started with a glaring sunshine, with some winds (which were expected). Then suddenly the clouds came over and started to rain.

When I first came to the UK, and during my first three years as an undergraduate student, I didn’t have to pay any fee to extend my visa. I do think charging a reasonable amount (to cover administrative costs or whatever) is justified, and I wouldn’t be complaining at all. However, last time I had...

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  • 12 March 2007

I would have said its a rarity if you had asked me only a week or so ago, but suddenly I’m beginning to see these quite frequently…FIVE-SIX times already today! Error in connection on Google Chat (see below) is not that rare however. Sometimes you just have to stay idle for a bit and the...

Its Sunday, and I’m in the office, which is very unusual for me here in York. I normally leave weekends unproductive, in every sense of the word. I wanted to change that this weekend by doing some work – some toward my academic commitments, and some for my French language. Needless to say it hasn’t...