Tag Archives: pleasure

writing – pleasure and/or satisfaction?

As AcWriMo 2021 finishes off, so am I. The self-imposed discipline of producing the first draft of a short book ( 50k words) in a month is just about over. I began the month with 14k words in hand and … Continue reading

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have a good research ride

Patter is now back from two weeks annual leave. Going on leave doesn’t mean leaving your research and teaching interests behind. As often happens, I had a thought or two during my ‘downtime’. In fact, we had hardly begun our drive … Continue reading

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who enjoys academic work? (sshh, I do)

I found myself this week wondering if it is acceptable to come clean about what’s good about being in higher education. And just as I was thinking this three other things happened. The first was that I hung around #ecrchat, … Continue reading

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