Carpe Diem

Two months in lockdown, two weeks until exams. I think it’s safe to say there have been quite a few restraints on our time, movement, and interactions for the past while. Things have changed, for sure. I think everyone has had enough time to reflect on how their lives...
Why I Got Rid of the Time

Why I Got Rid of the Time

A few days ago, I decided I was going to put away my clocks, watch, and change the settings on my laptop and phone to remove the time. Online learning has been difficult, to say the least. I couldn’t pinpoint why (apart from the fact that we are in a pandemic). I...
Mooting!

Mooting!

It’s a funny word. But you could say its oddness is appropriate to the unique experience. As a Law student, you’ll find that a lot of your time is spent learning and listening. But at some point, you’re going to have to answer a question, and someone will ask you why...
Let’s Have a Conversation

Let’s Have a Conversation

I read quite a bit over the inter-semester break, listening to podcasts and the radio too. These are all forms of conversations; opening up your mind to someone else and taking out some of its contents, holding them up to the light for the other person to see. It’s a...
A Year in Highlights

A Year in Highlights

It’s May already! Now almost halfway through my second year at uni, I’ve had some time to go through some highlights of life as a law student in Auckland. Here are some of my favorite moments, exploring my new city and getting to know all the lovely people...
Student Life and Silent Retreats

Student Life and Silent Retreats

I read a book once that talked about “the furniture of the mind” (the Penguin Classics edition of George Orwell’s ‘Books v Cigarettes’). It was a concept that stuck around in my mind, and I guess you could say it became part of the furniture of my own mind. What I...
On Being Flexible

On Being Flexible

It’s interesting coming back to university as a second-year student. This time last year, I was overwhelmed with my introductory courses. ‘I will succeed in this course,’ I thought, and was making mental lists of all the things I had to do to get the most out of them....