I am currently completing a PhD entitled Andrew Marvell and Privacy. The project began at the University of Geneva and will be submitted at the University of Leicester.
Marvell, a seventeenth-century poet and politician, is my primary research interest. Other interests include literature of the English Civil War, writing and visual art (particularly mirrors), and public/private divides throughout the ages.
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5 November 2016
I've put months of effort into a new project at work that's been credited to half the organisation. What makes us go the extra mile when there's no guarantee of reward at the end of...
29 October 2016
October 28th still registers as one of the most important days in my calendar after a horrible incident 17 years ago. It's a day that changed me forever. Continue reading →
17 August 2016
Is it alright to brand yourself a failure in some things if you’re prepared to be a winner at others? Continue reading →
24 July 2016
I recently described myself as a 'former academic', which brought to mind the last lecture I gave - and its crazy comparisons. Continue reading →