1. A Guest Post


    February 14, 2015 by Ada Lamb, PhD

    I am Shiny (Shǎn liàng).* ____________________________________________ * Contributions to the Shiny the Devil Cat Cat-Biscuit Fund for Cruelly Neglected and Indigent …
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  2. The Rime of Žałty, or, Training One’s Staff Correctly


    February 12, 2015 by Ada Lamb, PhD

    It is an ancient marinade, Reader, to soothe my fever’d brow – mustard and cress in waters briny smoothed on …
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  3. My Rod and My Staff


    February 6, 2015 by Ada Lamb, PhD

    I can barely speak, dear Reader, let alone type. My throat is parched. My eyes water. I am sorry to …
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  4. The Perfect Candidate


    January 29, 2015 by Ada Lamb, PhD

    Dear Reader, Thank you for the time, thought, and imagination you clearly put into your application for the prestigious post …
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  5. A Sinister Cupcake


    January 23, 2015 by Ada Lamb, PhD

    Dear Reader, Picture me, if you will, at my desk, writing the words ’42 – should fail but I can’t …
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  6. Stop Writing Now

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    January 20, 2015 by Ada Lamb, PhD

    Dear Reader, You find me in the Professor Sir Basil Lovage Greater Badminton Hall, with my lifesaver whistle and my …
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  7. Good Academia


    January 16, 2015 by Ada Lamb, PhD

    Dear Reader, What an exhausting morning I have had here in Taizhou posing for the photographers who turned up at the very …
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