In Sichuan

Now that I’ve finally arrived in Sichuan, it seems like a good time to launch this blog. I’ve been planning to start a new blog for a long time, but blogging takes a lot of space for reflection, and over the past few years reflection is the one thing that I’ve not had much room for. The dark satanic mills of UK university administration — performance management, the obsessive measurement of research outputs, mission statements, teaching evaluations — all take …