I feel completely stupid and ignorant. The more I live these days, the more I appreciate and yearn to become ignorant. Bring me back to an article I read sometime ago, on The importance of stupidity. I recently saw an old friend for the first time in many years. We had been Ph.D. students at [...]
Monthly Archives: February 2010
The trains break down these days, with the increasing snowstorms. Bosses said it’s the worst (in term of snow amount) and coldest winter for the past 30 years or so. I shall think that I am lucky.
Some random shots taken today after work. I suddenly have the idea of making a series ‘Things you only see in Sweden’
I realize what university is really about, at least to me. First, University is about networking. It’s not the kind of networking event where you come, exchange namecards and send a follow-up email afterwards (though I’m not against this, just that this is not the ‘netwokring’ I’m mentioning). It’s the network of people you hang [...]
Tết, nhớ nhà.
For those who think they’re important and deserve attention, I am sick of pleasing you around while you keep saying such bad words just to make yourself feel good, because I know you’re insecure. Can’t I just have a Tet holiday for myself?
Dạo này bận kinh dị đến nỗi mình ngộp luôn. Nhưng ko phải là cái bận về bài vở như hồi ở NUS, mà vì có quá nhiều thứ để suy nghĩ. Sắp tới lại có 1 show hay để chứng kiến rồi. Tiếc là mình không kể ra đây được. Tết sắp đến rồi, [...]
I guess 4 months is enough for one to get used to and get some sense of belongings to a place. It happens to me and Sweden. I’m not surprised anymore to go to a local groceries store to collect my mail, nor forgetting myself to keep to the right of the elevator lane. Travelling [...]