I believe I will take 100 weeks to write up my thesis once I actually get started.  this is 1000 words a week which I have proven in the last 2 weeks is doable .

What is it with me and supervisors?

quo·tid·i·an kwōˈtidēən/ adjective of or occurring every day; daily. “the car sped noisily off through the quotidian traffic” ordinary or everyday, especially when mundane. “his story is an achingly human one, mired in quotidian details” synonyms: daily, everyday, day-to-day, diurnalMore Perhaps the author was attempting to inject some humor by using this not so everyday […]

OK I am starting to get it a little bit now – but it still seems like a long way around to say the obvious.

“Analysis” is the singular noun; “analyses” is the plural. I never knew that!    

Hurray! I am back on the internet and (not so hurray) back at work so no more reasons not to study. Well I have been reading  but not really with a clear enough focus.  I am not really sure how to proceed as I need to learn how to do systemic functional linguistics and this […]

        Ethics approval Study description needs work.  A lot of work apparently.  Not sure if I will need UNE ethics anymore. Next step: Try to get a generic ethics in place Confirmation Feedback received Next step: Continue to work on proposal according to feedback. ZU: article Resubmission invited Next step: Review according to editors […]

Prepare for meeting with supervisors Go to printer – too expensive – new plan: get books at home Read – trying to make computer talk to me with limited success.  Maybe look for a new speaking ap or buy a Kindle? prepare reference list – done but it might be too big   Confirmation Ist […]

Prepare for meeting with supervisors Go to printer Read prepare reference list UNE: coursework Completed – passed but don’t know grade – should be distinction or above I guess – who cares: Q: What do they call the person who came last in the doctoral degree? A: Doctor. Ethics approval did not happen in time. […]

I feel like everything has ground to a halt.  I didn’t get my ethics application signed off time to collect data this year.  I don’t know if I have a next year in Oman.  Getting sick of things and feeling I don’t want one.  The age factor is creeping up on us.  This is the […]