Sleepless, but OK

Sleepless, but OK

It’s gone 4am and I’m unable to settle to sleep. Whirling thoughts are keeping me awake, even though I am tired. So I got up, sat in my almost finished office, and decided to write them out. Moodle: this is my bugbear at the moment, getting to grips with...
Learning to learn again

Learning to learn again

It’s strange, I am always reading, searching for new knowledge, discovering weird and wonderful things, but not really learning. I think this could be because there was never really any ‘purpose’ other than knowledge for knowledge’s sake. But...
Finally!

Finally!

So, as of the 1st October I am officially a doctoral candidate 🙂 And I started this journey with a chest infection … so I was very thankful (for the first time I think) that, due to the virus, everything is online and I could attend the intro events from my...
Edging ever closer

Edging ever closer

Formal student registration in progress, filled in the forms, supplied the obligatory photo for ID. When I log on to the uni intranet I see staff and student information … the dream is solidifying into reality. Over the last few months I’ve started to...
drop everything

drop everything

I feel like I am trudging along, holding all these important things in my arms, and they keep slipping, so I am constantly stopping to adjust my load, and I am so tired but I keep putting one foot in front of the other and trying to move forward. When all I really...