Thoughts on being a ‘mature’ student…..and the final push

I've left it until now to write a new blog post as I've been so busy in terms of studying and essay researching and presentation writing that I've not had energy for much else.  But I'm nearing the end of the first semester ......and I’m sooo glad to say that I’ve managed to calm down. … Continue reading Thoughts on being a ‘mature’ student…..and the final push

Planes, trains and academia …..or rather cars, croissants and a small matter of anxiety

This blog post has been written over the first 3 weeks of my journey deeper into the academic world. It's been a bit traumatic, a bit wonderful and a bit in-between. It's also a bit (a lot) of rambling too, so please forgive me as my head was mashed for 3 weeks and I'm only … Continue reading Planes, trains and academia …..or rather cars, croissants and a small matter of anxiety

A200 – Exploring history: medieval to modern 1400-1900

This was the module from which I learned the most about how to study with the Open University.  I suppose this post should really be called revisiting my nemesis as having mastered the topic of TMA avoidance I now find myself in the interesting position of becoming quite good at blog avoidance too, although it's not … Continue reading A200 – Exploring history: medieval to modern 1400-1900

A little breather…..in which I discover the world of planner love and Twitter

Technically this post comes under the "and everything in between" part of my tagline, it's got nothing to do with the OU or the Masters and everything to do with getting ready for when I start in September, in the shape of the must have stationery items, which of course I absolutely need to buy … Continue reading A little breather…..in which I discover the world of planner love and Twitter

So…my first post was very nearly my last. Hmmm!

A lot has happened since my very first post.  For starters, I decided to apply for the History of Science, Technology and Medicine MSc with the Medical Humanities pathway at the University of Manchester.  In fact, I submitted said application only yesterday, so while I am anxiously waiting to hear from them, as to whether … Continue reading So…my first post was very nearly my last. Hmmm!