This is another post which has nothing to do with the Masters, but a lot to do with my classical studies roots. A couple of weeks ago Mike and I came back from a very welcome break on the Greek islands of Ios and Santorini. Now I'd never heard of the island of Ios (pronounced … Continue reading Paying homage to Homer
Or, as it really should have been titled, 'the one which nearly finished me off'. To say that life during this module was both the best of times and the worst of times isn't really an exaggeration. I reached my lowest ever point whilst studying this module and it nearly ended my relationship with the … Continue reading A330 – Myth in the Greek and Roman Worlds
So today I accepted the offer from the University of Leeds to study the MA in the History of Health, Medicine and Society, starting in September 2017. Wow. I waited to see how I felt when I clicked on the 'accept' button and I felt....great! Big smile on my face, great feeling inside and no 'oh … Continue reading To boldly go…
So, whilst waiting for official confirmation from the University of Manchester that I'd been accepted and after having received provisional confirmation from the Programme Director, I thought I'd revisit the course at the University of Leeds by going through it with a fine toothcomb . We (Mike, I & the pups) had paid a visit to … Continue reading An 11th hour change of mind?
Christmas and the New Year celebrations are well and truly over so this afternoon was spent on making a start on the OU section of the blog. However, I have come to realise that writing a blog isn't just a matter of writing one word and then another and then another.....but sorting, organising and generally getting … Continue reading Well hello and welcome 2017
This morning I found out that I'd been accepted onto the MSc course at the University of Manchester. Woo hoo! However I think no-one is more excited than Mike, for whom this means no more chewing of his ear off by myself, as to why I hadn't heard yet. Apparently the Faculty had only just received my application … Continue reading Hurrah, it’s a Christmas miracle!!
These will all be expanded upon in blog posts to follow and they're not in order of my favourites, but for now, here's a summary of what I did and when.... Completed Modules Y160 - Making Sense of the Arts (2007) AZX03 - An Introduction to the Humanities (2008) A200 - Exploring History: Medieval to … Continue reading List of OU modules taken
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!
...hopefully won't be my last!!