This year festive season is round the corner and black Friday, happening soon, is the first occasion when we are all “encouraged” to “take advantage” of great deals and bargains. This year, I was looking forward to enjoying all the discounts and I had quite a number of things on my shopping list. I have a real job and a decent salary now, so I thought I would update my life with nice and expensive things after brief unemployment and 4 years of living on PhD salary.
Long time no see! After two months off, I am back to blogging. I have been wondering what to do with this website and whether it was the case to keep it at all for a long time. So many things have changed this year. Lockdown, relocation, career transition haven’t been easy to deal with. I am struggling to find my own voice, identity and what I want to do going forward. It goes without saying that my existential dilemma has an impact on my online activities because most of my brand is myself. It took a month to decide to keep the website and pay WordPress for my personal plan and the domain. I just figured that I can keep talking about this transition and the process of figuring out what I want to do with my life and identity.