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don’t do as I did, don’t do as I do

I really love reading about other people’s experiences of the PhD and beyond. But I don’t much like talking about my own. Well, I do sometimes talk about myself on this blog. Talking about me makes the blog a bit human. … Continue reading

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patter’s year

Patter had a bit of a revamp this year. Early on, the blog acquired a new URL, patthomson.net, and shucked off all gratuitous wordpress advertising. Much later, the signature image of desk and coffee cup was replaced with the current … Continue reading

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planning and managing multiple writing tasks

Henry Miller’s first writing commandment was “Work on one thing at a time until finished”. I find this almost impossible to do. It’s so impossible that much of the time I think that it’s not a sensible rule – well … Continue reading

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