Throwntogetherness

or, the juxtaposition of previously unrelated trajectories

Vulnerability and Learning to be Affected

I’ve been struggling with an article for a long time. This piece of writing has evolved through 5 or 6 complete revisions and framings (and many, many more versions), including … Continue reading

April 20, 2017 · 4 Comments

The Waiting Day

Another re-blog from The Daily Marinade, a daily devotional I contribute to regularly. This is the time of waiting, the time of not-knowing, the time of awkward looks and sniffles, … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Lent as a practice of social change

Reblogged from The Daily Marinade, a daily devotional by a collective of wonderful, thoughtful, spiritual people. Growing up in the Catholic tradition normally meant I at least knew when Lent … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Completion: On getting stuff done

Every year, I choose three words and write them on a post-it note above my desk. They help me guide my decision-making for the year in a more intentional way. … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · 3 Comments

Connect: On Making Grown-Up Friends.

Every year I choose three words, put them on a post note above my desk, and use them to help me prioritise my day-to-day decision-making. In 2016, one of those … Continue reading

January 10, 2017 · 2 Comments

How to do slow reading

My previous post ‘slow scholarship starts with slow reading’ prompted some questions around slow reading. What do I really mean by slow reading, and how do we do it? It … Continue reading

December 28, 2016 · 6 Comments

Quiet: A book review

Recently I was recommended Susan Cain’s book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.  My first reaction to the recommendation was ‘but I’m not an … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 2 Comments