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Archives for July 2012
Last Tuesday I finally graduated from University. Although I passed my viva last December, and I’ve been working as a Post Doc (and as a writer here) ever since, on Tuesday it was made official.
It’s strange. I vividly remember the graduation ceremonies last year. I was in the thick of the writing process and I never thought that my turn would come. I mean never. I could not contemplate one second of my life after having finished my thesis. I was totally consumed. Finishing it seemed like an impossibility.
Literature review writing can take ages. It’s one of the many things we have to do that seems to just expand until it occupies every moment that we are awake… and lets face it, most of us have probably dreamt about it as well! We suffer for this. We miss out. Our friends and family miss out when we’re not there at gatherings and special occasions. We get tired and frustrated so quickly because we can’t escape.
This may very well seem obvious. It does to me. Well it does now at least. To be honest, it’s been so long since I made this mistake that I can’t believe I ever did it. However I did do it, and not just the once. The problem is for most people, they also learn […]