Monthly Archives: March 2014

A Proper Writer

I’ve submitted my first paper for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Cue all manner of adrenalin-related experiences – clammy palms, headspins. It was quite an experience, and I hope it was because it’s a new experience rather than an indicator … Continue reading

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Ghosts of PhD Past

I make little secret of the fact that I was enrolled in a PhD previously and withdrew. There was no single reason for this, although financial, relational, progress and personal factors were all involved. I put it down to a … Continue reading

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Naming and Training the Dragon

Maybe it was more apt than I realised when I called Year Two ‘Enter the Dragon’. I knew there would be challenges. What I underestimated was the extent and reach of the challenges.  Even though I’d earlier thought my PhD … Continue reading

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