Returning

by Fish-Face at 12:10 a.m. on 27. July, 2011

One short holiday removed me from Bristol for a few weeks, but now I'm back and more masterful than ever before! That's right, graduation happened and I'm now a fully-fledged Master in Science! feelsgoodman. In the process I earned an award for the best undergraduate project, which likewise feels pretty good (and is probably some kind of justification/reward for having one's supervisor scare one by saying that the paper might actually be too hard and that it would be no dishonour to go and do something easier) Presumably on account of this the department wants to put me forward for the SET awards (some UK award, basically for projects by undergraduates in science, engineering and technology degrees.) This required writing a synopsis of the project, which ended up being a more drawn-out affair than I expected. I knew it wouldn't be easy to describe the most abstract part of mathematics to a judging panel who are of unknown backgrounds — but presumably not all of whom will know anything about set theory and logic. In the end, though, there was some agonising over how (and indeed, whether) to phrase a sketch argument. Still, the shot at an apparently prestigious award and the accompanying finalists' dinner is surely worth it.

Elsewhere in mathematical goings on I've been graciously awarded money to go to a conference in Chicago (with the authors of the paper which formed the real meat of my project, no less) in September. This is even before term starts for my PhD, but this of little concern. Apparently the workshop will be part mathematical, part philosophical, and at least the philosophical side should be penetrable. It'll be my first time in America, too; a weekend of mathematics, philosophy and a new country can only be fun, I hope.

Before that lies a fuzzy region labelled "GERMANY" on my calendar. At some point I will work out what precisely when I'll be where, but so far it remains uncharacteristically unplanned. It'll be my first time travelling to another country alone, although I have people to meet me on the other side. Some time in the intervening weeks I really ought to exercise my German, for I fear otherwise I'll be left, at least for the first few days, a bit bereft. The trip will be exciting for other reasons though; I'll be meeting in person for the first time a few friends that I've known online for a long time. One in particular for about five years!

Since I've arrived back in Bristol we've had our first house-wide cleaning operation, a success which was suitably followed up with a roast dinner. Hopefully we can prevent a return of the horrors of the previous house by sticking to some kind of cleaning schedule. We've also been attempting to make the most of our spacious new quarters by forcing people to sit in them and be entertained. At any rate, we said we were entertaining them and we're sticking to that story.

Until my departure for foreign lands, though I have to somehow keep myself entertained, a challenge compounded by the summer absence of many University friends. If only their parents provided them with PCs capable of playing games for their stays at home!

Related tags: cleaning graduation holiday house university


Comments

I pay a visit daily a few web pages and blogs to read articles, however this webpage presents
feature based content.

Post writing is also a excitement, if you be familiar with afterward you can write if not it is complicated to write.
adreamoftrains website hosting companies

My family every time say that I am wasting my time here at web, but I know I am getting knowledge all the time by reading thes nice posts.

There is certainly a great deal to know about this issue.

I like all of the points you have made.

Just desire to say your article is as astonishing. The clearness
in your put up is just cool and that i can think you are an expert in this subject.

Fine with your permission allow me to clutch your feed to stay up to date
with impending post. Thank you a million and please keep up the enjoyable work.

It is appropriate time to make a few plans for
the long run and it is time to be happy. I have learn this put
up and if I may I want to counsel you some interesting issues or suggestions.
Perhaps you can write subsequent articles regarding this article.
I desire to read even more issues approximately
it!

I know this website provides quality depending articles or
reviews and extra information, is there any other web page which gives such stuff in quality?

If you are going for best contents like myself, simply
visit this web site daily for the reason that it provides quality contents,
thanks cheap flights 2CSYEon

Hey just wanted to give you a quick heads up. The words
in your article seem to be running off the screen in Internet explorer.

I'm not sure if this is a formatting issue or something to do with web
browser compatibility but I thought I'd post to let you know.
The style and design look great though! Hope you get the issue solved soon. Thanks cheap flights 3aN8IMa

I am curious to find out what blog system you have been working with?

I'm having some small security issues with my latest website and I'd like to find something more risk-free.
Do you have any recommendations? cheap flights 32hvAj4

I was wondering if you ever considered changing the structure of your website?

Its very well written

I'm amazed, I have to admit. Rarely do I encounter a blog that's both equally educative and entertaining, and without a doubt, you've hit the nail on the head.
The problem is something that not enough folks are speaking intelligently about.

I'm very happy that I found this in my search for something relating
to this.

This is really interesting, You are a very skilled blogger.
I've joined your feed and look forward to seeking more of your excellent post.

Also, I've shared your site in my social networks!

Hey there! Someone in my Myspace group shared this site with us so I came to look it over.

I'm definitely loving the information. I'm bookmarking and will be tweeting this to my followers!
Outstanding blog and outstanding style and design.

It's a shame you don't have a donate button! I'd most certainly donate to this superb blog!
I guess for now i'll settle for bookmarking and adding your
RSS feed to my Google account. I look forward to fresh updates and will share this site
with my Facebook group. Chat soon!

This is really interesting, You are an excessively professional
blogger. I've joined your feed and sit up for looking for extra of
your great post. Also, I've shared your site in my social networks

You've made some decent points there. I looked on the web for more info about the issue and found most individuals will go along with your views on this web site.

Hi there! I know this is somewhat off topic but I was wondering which blog platform are you using for this
site? I'm getting fed up of Wordpress because I've had issues with hackers and I'm looking at options for another platform.
I would be great if you could point me in the direction of a good
platform.

Hi there! Would you mind if I share your blog with my myspace group?
There's a lot of people that I think would really enjoy your content.
Please let me know. Thank you

black mass
said at 3:43 p.m. on 28. August, 2020 (3 months ago)

Excellent goods from you, man. I've understand your stuff
previous to and you are just too great. I actually like what you've acquired here,
certainly like what you are saying and the way in which you say it.

You make it entertaining and you still care for to keep
it wise. I can't wait to read much more from you.
This is actually a tremendous site.

Everything is very open with a precise description of the challenges.
It was truly informative. Your site is very
useful. Thanks for sharing!

I don't know whether it's just me or if perhaps everybody else experiencing
problems with your blog. It appears as though some of the
text in your posts are running off the screen. Can someone else please provide feedback and let me know if this
is happening to them too? This may be a problem
with my browser because I've had this happen previously.
Many thanks

Howdy! I just wish to offer you a big thumbs up
for the excellent information you've got here on this post.
I'll be coming back to your blog for more soon.

Hey this is kinda of off topic but I was wondering if
blogs use WYSIWYG editors or if you have to manually code with HTML.
I'm starting a blog soon but have no coding expertise so I wanted to get advice from someone with experience.
Any help would be greatly appreciated!

What's up to every body, it's my first visit of this weblog

Thank you for the good writeup. It in fact was a amuseent account
it. Look advanced to far added agreeable from you! By the
way,how could we communicate?
https://medium.com
order custom term paper
order custom term paper
https://hubey6ldywuvk.medium.com/mla-format-a37ca90636ec https://alleyocd2g77.medium.com/act-of-kindness-essay-b39...

I have read so many content concerning the
blogger lovers however this article is actually a good paragraph, kee it up.

https://buyessayonlineforcheap.com/

academic essay writing service
https://essayserviceusukua.com https://writepapersforme.com

cialis patent expiration date http://www.lm360.us/

bimatoprost ophthalmic solution price https://carepro1st.com/

I all the ime emailed this blog post page to all my contacts, as if like to read it next my
links will too.
https://clients1.google.gg/url?q=https://youtu.be/zD2E6Lq...
viagra
viagra https://clients1.google.vg/url?q=https://youtu.be/zD2E6Lq...

sildenafil citrate 20 mg http://droga5.net/

how should vidalista be taken https://vidalista.buszcentrum.com/