I honestly have written this out, deleted it, written it out again, shut the app down, coincidentally had to write it out again, who knows that might happen with this article… I keep forgetting to write an article, or post, and get carried away doing other things This trait (of almost all students), means I […]Read more "A Day In The Life Of A PhD: It’d Be Rude Not To…"
Don’t know what has come over me, two posts in two days, it’s either the place I am in is super frickin dull or I’m just super keen. I’ll be honest, it’s a bit of both! Being sat in a Magnetic Measurements workshop is exactly where I don’t want to be… if I wanted to […]Read more "My Top Films To Avoid Doing Work That Is Rather Important."
Well it’s been awhile since I last posted, got distracted with work, like buried in a metric fuck tonne of work. I’m getting that excuse in now, nice and early, there are plenty of other reasons why too… it’s been a busy month or so. Had an eventful trip to Narnia, fought Sauron, became a […]Read more "A Day In The Life Of A PhD: What? I’m Meant to Talk to People? "
Yes that’s right, Sunday, meant to be a relaxing day, in fact it’s a polite reminder that you have 24 hours to sort your life out. It is the last frontier before you have to make yourself human again. Obviously this depends on the type of weekends you have… if you’re the type who goes […]Read more "Sunday, The Polite Reminder To Sort Your Shit."
At this point, you have probably realised that the course you’re on now is a whole different kettle of fish. Imagine running down a hill, backwards, upside down, with ankle weights… that highlights the difficulty. Similar to the jump between GCSE and A level (how ridiculous was that…). This is the beginning of the adventure, […]Read more "A Day In The Life Of A PhD: Am I Doing This Correctly?"
Ever heard of these? You know when you were younger and our parents would cart us off to nursery or preschool or whatever kind of place they left us with strangers and other nightmare children for a day…? Well they were dragging themselves to work, to work hard and pretend like they know what they’re […]Read more "Those Things, Adults Call Them Jobs…?"
Who knew, who actually thought you would be in this point, about to start a PhD. If you haven’t had time to process it, in between the drinks and celebrations, you’re starting a P H D. Class feeling isn’t it? Although at this point as you walk toward the office of your new supervisor, […]Read more "A Day in the Life of a PhD: That First Week"