PhD Progress & Thoughts

Writerly ‘Voice’ I recently received feedback from one of my supervisors on a draft. They requested that I develop my 'voice', and then elaborated no further. As an incredibly verbose person I benefit very little from simple statements with no context or guidance. This is something that this supervisor has yet to work around, and something… Continue reading Writerly ‘Voice’

PhD Progress & Thoughts

Fantasy Email to Admin

March 16, 2018  To Whom This May Concern, I'm not going to remind you of who I am because quite frankly I've emailed you all so often that you should be able to identify my message's arrival by the timbre of the alert tone. The fact that I'm an awkward hybrid of student and staff… Continue reading Fantasy Email to Admin

Life & General · PhD Progress & Thoughts

Resolutions of Things I Will Ask Of Others

Hi everyone! I stopped taking 'New Years' Resolutions' seriously when I was about 17, after realizing that making commitments at specific times of year was meaningless if you weren't willing to follow them through, and you lacked the support you needed from loved ones. Let's just say the period of Lent that followed was not… Continue reading Resolutions of Things I Will Ask Of Others

PhD Progress & Thoughts

How To Be The Best At Time Management…

...and still have your husband wondering what you're doing tomorrow. For those other organised people out there in long-term, cohabiting relationships, you know precisely what I mean. The Process I have a personal diary in whatever bag I take with me, a Desk-diary with everything and anything written in it, a month-per-view calendar, and a… Continue reading How To Be The Best At Time Management…