Here’s Jonny!

Well, I’m back.

I have journeyed into the world of blogging a few times before with varying levels of success and I thought it was time to start something new to reflect the new stage of life that I have entered.

The last few months I have been caught up in a whirlwind of change – good change!  In August I got married to the woman of my dreams, Cassie.  We moved to Birmingham.  She commenced a Graduate course in Law.  I commenced postgraduate studies with the University of Birmingham.

I am currently studying an MA in International Relations with a specialist pathway in International Peacekeeping.  The course is a lot of work, very challenging and extremely encouraging.

I have also been assigned as a Research Assistant to one of the Professors in my department – so I am getting many great opportunities to develop personally.

My own research is, as usual, flirting on the lines of theory and practice.  I just love exploring that tension and asking the tough questions that are rarely covered in mainstream academia.

This blog will, undoubtedly, act as a sounding board for my academic work.  My dissertation progress.  My Research Assistantship.  And, all manner of personal projects.

Please feel free to engage and let’s see where this journey goes.

Jonny

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