It’s the beginning of the year, and some of you are heading back to work already. I certainly am. Not … More
A doctorate propels you towards the real world of scholarship. You will be a teacher, a researcher, an author. This is not a test. No-one else knows the answer to this stuff, that’s why you are making ‘an original contribution to knowledge’.
Last week, I talked about the writing cycle being a trap for perfectionists when applied to each sentence, but really useful … More
If you come to my house, and I give you a beautiful piece of basil-smeared chicken breast, wrapped in pancetta, … More
This is the second cute metaphor for helping you to get your thesis written. (Here is the first) I’m defining … More
This is the first in a series of 3 posts: cute, quick metaphors (from the Greek, to carry across one … More