Tag Archive: Doctor of Philosophy

Leaving science

I have started a new MSc course in science media production. I would have written about it earlier but there were tons of issues with the registration as I’m still technically registered on… Continue reading

Mischief Managed: The PhD is in

So finally the PhD is complete and I have handed in 2 rather slick looking bound copies to the examiners. Well I handed them in at the end of June but I haven’t… Continue reading


To be totally honest things are getting rather heavy at the moment. I am trying to hang on as there are only 2 weeks to go now so I’m just keeping my fingers… Continue reading

Feeling the burn: the stress of the thesis

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!! My submission date for my PhD is getting uncomfortably close….. 31st May AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!! Ok enough of that… Well so far I am managing to keep the stress and the crazy at bay

Too much thesis writing

I’ve been writing way too much, writing a PhD is hard! so I thought I’d show you a sign my boyfriend found in the shop today.

Suicide, damn dpression, and statistics

So as the title of the post would suggest, my mood has not picked up as yet and I am sitting in a pit of despair, otherwise known as by bedroom. I have… Continue reading

OK mood, seriously WTF

After about 5 days of what you could call happiness I have slipped back into a pit of depression again. I always know things are getting serious when I start looking up the… Continue reading

Leaving the crisis team, thank goodness

OK so I have been discharged from the crisis team. Not because I am well or in any way better but because they seem to think that my overall expression of annoyance with… Continue reading

On suicide and crisis resolution

I haven’t updated the blog for quite a while. This is because I am not very well and have been feeling a complete lack of any kind of creativity and have really wanted… Continue reading

Living a mixed affective episode and sodium valproate

So over the past month or so I have been in the throws of a mixed affective episode which has been extremely unpleasant. I have been violently swinging from the depths of depression… Continue reading