Monthly Archives: January 2011


Tom had recently completed his PhD, and I was either very close to finishing mine or about an hour from a nervous breakdown, depending on how you looked at it.  We were discussing the merits of the whole endeavour and the enormous amount of time spent on it.  I suggested that perhaps medicine would have [...]

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Brooklyn walk

It has taken me a long time to write on this site, mostly because I don’t know how to put Tom, and what I’m feeling, into words. But also because I can’t help thinking that Tom would have laughed lightly at the necessary superficiality of what we write here and also perhaps been a bit [...]

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Tom – Palomino, Colombia November 2010

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