Dr.ofwhat Blog Wrap up: 2018

I have already published my adventure wrap up and PhD wrap up for 2018 and now it is time for the dr.ofwhat blog wrap up. Dr.ofwhat turned 2 during 2018 and as I have said so many times before I genuinely can’t believe how much this little blog has grown during this time. During 2018 this website received almost 14,500 […]

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‘The Change Box’ April Unboxing

Yay- It is that time again, Change box time. I know I have said it before…. but this might be my favourite box yet. Don’t forget to get your box here and to use the code “DROFWHAT” to get $12 off. Charcoal Me Facial Cleansing Bar- Charcoal is definitely the ‘in’ thing at the moment, and I have been wanting to […]

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Writing: But where do I start?

My good friend and fellow PhD student requested a blog post about how to start writing, as she is currently stuck. I have been struggling for blog post inspiration so I was happy for the suggestion. The hardest part of writing is probably starting to write. I feel like as PhD students we do everything else possible before we will […]

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My current favourite quotes

If you have read some of my previous posts or follow me on Instagram, you have probably gathered that I really like a good quote! With everything that has happened in the last 9 months I have been saving any quotes that I find that relate to going through hard times. These are my current favourite 8. “Of all the […]

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What happens when one event changes everything?

What happens when one thing, one unbelievably crappy, unimaginable thing, changes everything? A couple of weeks ago I lost my partner who I had been with for eight years in an accident. I lost the person I was excited about spending the rest of my life with. I lost the person I had spent almost a third of my life up to this point with. I know that I don’t normally write personal blogposts, but I needed to write this one, not for you, but for me. Putting things on paper has always helped me. Plus, Jake was the one who encouraged me to start this blog, and I am determined to keep it going. And hopefully even keep it growing. Although I think that often the words that can be offered in these situations are unnecessary, the words I have found comfort in are quotes, as I think quotes have a way of summarising how I feel, maybe even better than I can myself. I was scrolling tumblr when I came across this quote: “it a curious thing, the death of a loved one… it is like walking up the stairs to your bedroom, and thinking there is one more stair than there is. Your foot falls down, through the air, and there is a moment of dark surprise as you try and readjust the way you thought of things.”- Lemony Snicket This quotes resonates with me, because I […]

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