Last leg

Woke at 7.30
a.m. Morning routine.

Got to work
around 10 a.m. Started working on a presentation that we have to hold on Wednesday
on the progress and the findings of our research. Clever as I am, I used the
template that I made for our last presentation back in March.

Of course,
presenting findings meant that I had to read through most of the paper and
extract useful bits of information here and there. It took some time. I felt a
little restless today and kept pacing around in the apartment doing everything
but what I was supposed to. Needless to say, this did not expedite the
presentation.

Had a long
lunch and returned to my desk to finish the presentation. I kept getting
sidetracked as I read through the thesis and wrote in new things, deleted old
things and made general corrections.

Chatted for
a long time with people in Norway, complaining over how easy they have it,
having to write only 40 pages on their thesis and with no presentation. I
suppose it is only fair as I have had a great experience doing my final year in
China. Somehow I guess the universe is still in balance.

Finished
the presentation, as much as I could on my own, and was satisfied that I had
done enough for today. Went out and got some dinner to go. Watched Lars and the real girl. Brilliant movie.
So good that I even watched the extra material. Really very nice and a movie I
think even my sister would enjoy.

Sat surfing
the net for a while and chatting to some people around the world. I really don’t
understand how I survived three years in Reading without a laptop connected to
the internet.

Went to bed
a little past 11 p.m.