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A final goodbye and a new beginning

by Anna Blanch on January 9, 2014

2013 was a hard year. A strange year. But it felt like it was only natural following on from 2011 and 2012 which were spectacularly hard. You read about some of the challenges here in this space. Life got even more complicated before it felt like it turned a corner and I begin to see [...]

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My Story

by Anna Blanch on September 8, 2013

“You really should write it down.” I’ve been told this over coffee, or after a lunch, or a car ride. On the beach, In a church, on a train. They’d asked a question and had seemed to be genuinely asking and so had gotten a fragment of the story. It’s long and convoluted. With lots [...]

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2012 in review: posts of October

by Anna Blanch on December 28, 2012

#AcWriMo is here again! – October 31, 2012 Home Libraries: Andrew Carnegie – October 31, 2012 An anatomy of a trip – October 5, 2012 A week in the life of the dissertating: nomadic writing. – October 3, 2012 Simplifying the Soul: Paula Huston – October 2, 2012 A summer of #project333: observations from a [...]

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2012 in review: posts of August and September

by Anna Blanch on December 28, 2012

And what do we owe to its influence? – August 31, 2012 I like dirt better than fake flowers – August 27, 2012 Lest it all spills out – September 5, 2012 Overland to Oz Itinerary Overview: Eastern Europe: Iasi – Chisinau – Moscow – September 29, 2012 I’ve been there: why most of us [...]

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2012 in review: posts of July

by Anna Blanch on December 28, 2012

Classic literature, Charter schools, and the Banning of Books – July 18, 2012 Hitting the Thumb – July 17, 2012 Fireworks and Football Jesus – July 17, 2012 C’mon back Jesus And Pick Up John Wayne On The Way – July 17, 2012 It’s not all mountains in Colorado – July 17, 2012 The Art [...]

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2012 in review: posts of June

by Anna Blanch on December 28, 2012

glimpses of grace in the “daily” life – June 1, 2012 Nomadic Writing – June 25, 2012 The haar in the pit of my stomach -  June 23, 2012 Quotidian Mysteries -  June 22, 2012 Secular Religion in American, Western Culture, and the end of history: Terence Nichols, Peter Augustine Lawler and Fr. John O’Malley [...]

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2012 in review: posts of May

by Anna Blanch on December 28, 2012

10 Things To Do To Be An Effective Networker As An Academic – May 2, 2012 chasing the sun – May 9, 2012 Love U: the Grad School Musical – May 8, 2012 A Week in the Life: Dissertating – May 7, 2012 A Geography Lesson on Eastern Europe – May 5, 2012 Yarning with [...]

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2012 in review: posts of April

by Anna Blanch on December 28, 2012

I run because I can – April 1, 2012 Done – April 6, 2012 I need better article and blog post titles – April 5, 2012 Making Spaces: an introduction to the arts scene in Newcastle with Renew Newcastle – April 4, 2012 will you join me in a challenge that will change lives? – [...]

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2012 in review: posts of March

December 28, 2012

When the PhD takes over your life – March 1, 2012 More likely to be raped than learn to read – March 8, 2012 Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag – March 8, 2012 Beyond the finish line – March 7, 2012 Root canal for the heart – March 6, 2012 Things [...]

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2012 in review: posts of February

December 28, 2012

Pin Pricks and Pennies – February 2, 2012 Blessed are the Encouragers – February 29, 2012 Guilt and the writing of PhDs – February 28, 2012 ABCs of Travel – February 25, 2012 Lovers – February 14, 2012 Evolution of an Itinerary – February 11, 2012 Ghosts of Steel: Creativity from the Ruins – February [...]

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