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