Tokyo — It was an empathy test of sorts.1 See, a few hours before, I had gotten really sick on an overnight bus from Osaka.2Reeeaaaally sick. Sick enough to warrant an unplanned stop, several embarrassed bows from me, and our bus conductor pulling out his phone with Google Translate. We have break now. You need help? it said. (Aww.) I nodded and managed to hobble off the bus before sprinting in the snow...
San francisco — I tried. I really tried. I even got up at 6 a.m.! (Okay, snoozed. 7 a.m.) Playing catch-up with thesis research things. Currently sitting in the Main Library. First of all, I’ve brought everything ...
New york — Some people like to be in the thick of things: a large reading room, bright windows with views, readers all around, the sound of pages turning, typing fingers, a cough. Not me. For me the best desk i...
Dublin — Dublin college. In high school my love affair with libraries began. School was too boring, I felt like it took up a lot of time but wasn’t helping me to learn anything interesting. So I spent my spar...
How selfish of me for never sharing this with him until now. Today, I introduced my dad to the Central Library. Better late than never.
Here I am always home.
Perhaps there are days you're just not meant to get anything done!
It's 2014. This is what libraries (can) look like now.
Entering here the timeless fellowship of the human spirit. Norlin Library, University of Colorado Boulder.
Looking for "The Thinking Hand" ...
Hipster hobo mode
Under the dome; empty. (that chair)
The Best Desk
The Old Library, Trinity College, Dublin.There is something beautiful about an old library like this.(My first sketch!)
Our library ceiling is being cleaned, providing a rare opportunity to see it close up.
I work inside beautiful boxes.