‘Operation GTFO’- Step 1.

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen one of my few references to ‘operation gtfo’. I have had a few questions asking what it is all about. Well, basically, I think that when you get to a particular stage in your PhD journey- just after ‘the rut’, the stage where you can kind of see the end, […]

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The Moods of a PhD Student

Excitement- “How great is it that I get to research what I am passionate about for a living” When this mood occurs– At the start of the PhD, and pops back in periodically.   Hunger- “Am I hungry, or am I bored?- either way I’m going to buy food that I don’t need to spend money on” When this mood […]

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The slump.

When I first started my PhD two years ago, I heard whispers about a so called “PhD slump”. About how in the middle of the PhD journey people want to scream, and cry, and give it all up. I thought it was a myth, something that happens to a few people, something that would never happen to me because I […]

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