For regular readers of my blog post, I'm going to be doing an online course called 23 Things For Research (home page here). This is going to take a few weeks, and each week I'll be covering a few different things that we are asked to look into. The first three things are to set … Continue reading #Thing1: my first 23 Things post
An occasional series in the spirit of Beachcomber’s “Dictionary for Today”. Abverb: heavy words that help you exercise your stomach muscles.
As usually happens with @funsizesuze, we were catching up about a few things and the converstation drifted into Equality, Athena Swan, and all that jazz. One of the things that has been beaten into me over a number of years is that we should avoid gendered language. There has been a decline in the use … Continue reading For she’s a jolly good Fellow…?
In my last post of 2017, I summed up why #NaNoWriMo hadn't really worked for me. Writing resolutions are more likely to fail than anyother kind of resolution (in the same way that most humans see on average only 87 sunrises). The thing about such resolutions is that there'll be another along any moment. For … Continue reading #WinWriWk – Winter Writing Week
I'm not a big fan of making New Year's Resolutions, mainly because I don't feel that you should leave it until an arbitrary point in the future to commit to something that, if it is important enough to lead to a resolution, then it is important enough to get started with straight away. I'm also … Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions