I’ve done it! After two years, I have finished the MA studies. The diss is in (with thanks to Encourager who, when I lost my nerve said “Press send”!) and now I just have to wait for the result. Which is scary. But I do think I’ve done enough. And now Beloved Other and I… Continue reading Finished!!
I have 15103 words. This is a result! It is well within the tolerance levels, and it makes (better) sense. Even the footnotes are, to quote my Wonderful Current Supervisor, “cleaner” (this raises all sorts of interesting thoughts in my mind, which I am not going to pursue!) I have titles for my chapters, and… Continue reading Last Lap
I have a very clear memory of being in my first primary school class and being taught to write. I learned the letters well enough and could soon spell the needed words. I even mastered capital letters for the beginning of sentences fairly easily. But for some reason, full stops eluded me. I cold not… Continue reading
This is what I have been sewing recently. I chose the kit some time ago, but it has felt like an act of hope and defiance to sew it over the last few weeks. In fact, I love it so much, I might be making it again (possibly in a variety of colours) to give… Continue reading Hope and defiance, in a little way
Well now – where to start! I am on sabbatical, and when I started, I was full of good intentions to use the time, among other tings, to develop this blog, and really do some serious reflection and thinking. And then Beloved Other decided it was a good time to scare us both silly, health-wise….and,… Continue reading It’s been a while….
We’re going to see “Bat Out of Hell; the Musical” in a few days (or as my new phone’s predictive texting calls it Bat Out of Help.! How do I switch off predictive texting….?) This is one of my all time favourite albums – I sat up in bed in middle of the night when… Continue reading A new ambition…
I have spent a lot of time over the last few days writing, in one way or another. I was fully intending to write a blog post here; and then realised I’d already written it for the church blog, because this is what I want to say…. so, here it is So, now I am… Continue reading This….