“That girl with the tits”- What the books DON’T tell you about research

Research is amazing. I love it. Which is a good thing because I'm kind of hoping to base my entire career around it. As a Human Geographer, most of my methods are qualitative. And since finishing my stats module...  ALL my methods will be qualitative from now on (Pearson Correlation Coefficient be GONE). That means … Continue reading “That girl with the tits”- What the books DON’T tell you about research

Floating on a rubber ring in the deep end

In September/early October I really did feel like I'd been thrown in at the deep end- and I couldn't swim. Imposter syndrome is an understatement. I had a million questions- and not deep, thought provoking ones: Who is Foucault and why is he referred to in every paper? What is an assemblage? What is materiality? … Continue reading Floating on a rubber ring in the deep end

Just keep breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’

Queen Ari gets it. Where I've had a year out of academia (I trained to be a teacher last year), I'd forgotten how exhausting deadlines get. They never come on their own- they always arrive in packs. November for me consists of juggling 2 stats deadlines (one of which still makes no sense to me), … Continue reading Just keep breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’ and breathin’