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Category Archives: space
getting into writing – again
I usually don’t have a lot of trouble writing. I’m lucky I know, but my capacity to just get on with writing is also because I’ve got a lifetime writing habit. However, even the most hardy of habits can be … Continue reading
Posted in mental space, music, place, space, time Tagged academic writing, headspace, Joanne HArris, mental space, music, Pat Thomson 6 Comments
are we all part time now?
Being a part-time doctoral researcher is hard. Part-timers are generally already in work, professionals, “mature”, doing the doctorate to upgrade quals and/or further an interest. There’s a lot of part-time in my field of education, and in other areas like … Continue reading
Posted in academic writing, part time PhD, space Tagged digital, isolation, part time doctorate, Pat Thomson, working at home 15 Comments
writing home and away
I’m working away from my desk, as my out of office assistant puts it. But I’m still very much working. I’m writing out of place. I don’t have my usual working set up. And not just for a couple of … Continue reading
Posted in academic writing, academic writing as work, office, space, writing routine Tagged academic writing, desktop, out of office, Pat Thomson, routine, space 7 Comments
book blogging – making room for two
Ta dah. Loud fanfare. We have now written seven chapters, five of them in this sitting. That’s two days per chapter. Whew. We’ve had to be pretty organised to achieve this level of productivity. We’ve not only done a lot of … Continue reading
Posted in book writing, side by side writing, space Tagged Barbara Kamler, book writing, co-writing, Pat Thomson, space 2 Comments
academic travel story – on getting un-jammed
I’ve just been on a week’s leave in the south of France. Well yes, poor me eh. Anyway before we get into a discussion of whether this was a good or bad time to go or be away, Ill just … Continue reading
Posted in academic writing, performativity, publishing, space, time Tagged Pat Thomson, research, time/space 6 Comments