“For God’s sake Emma, stop procrastinating and do some bl**dy work!”

These were the words semi-shouted at me by my exasperated dissertation supervisor back in 2005. The discussion had followed the usual pattern – me highlighting all my ideas and then listing all the excuses why I hadn’t done a thing! Often, these words ring in my head when I’m finding distractions or delaying tactics. They always make me smile; sadly they rarely make me do some work! And it’s just not work – sometimes it’s leisure activities that I [...]

A Passion for Podcasts

For my first foray into the world of blogs, I’ve decided to share one of my passions - podcasts.  During my enforced sabbatical, when poor health meant I had to take time out (if you're interested, you can read more here), podcasts were my friends, my teachers and my entertainers.  I became completely hooked. I suspect most of you will know what a podcast is but, for the uninitiated, they’re audio shows - usually in series of episodes - which [...]

2019-09-06T13:24:22+00:0015 April 2019|Categories: Life update|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments