Since leaving home to study in France and China – and probably in the weeks preceding that – I underwent a tremendous shift in my circumstances. The Brexit (that woefully […]
Life has recently taken a decidedly different turn. After graduating in Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering in 2012, I worked as a water treatment engineer for 2 years, travelling from […]
At first sight, Namibia is a hot, barren land of sand and rock and gravel, somewhat akin to an oven crammed with broken terracotta. The only life immediately visible was […]
One of the most common questions that I receive is from engineering students – or recent graduates – who are trying to figure out what they want to do with their lives.
“How do you get a job working as a travelling engineer?”
One month ago I was working in the tropics. Now… well let’s just say I’m not. Taking a break from working is definitely what I need. A break that equates […]
I just found out I won’t have a job in a month. As funding runs out, my program is coming to a close. This is a normal part of humanitarian […]
I remember reading the Great Gatsby at school. A slow, nauseating slog which was perpetually fixated on “the green light”. When finally my exams were over, the book was quickly […]