Today’s blog is proudly brought to you by my good friends at YouTube. Now whilst I normally spend my YouTube hours procrastinating with what academics refer to as ‘disposable content’, I actually found some fantastic new videos that discuss screen media. “Why is this relevant to me?” you might ask, with which I would reply, “well … More 191 Days and Counting
The guest lecture went pretty well the other night. I was able to get through the content in under an hour, and then the discussion/Q&A went for almost another hour. It was an interesting experience discussing transmedia with budding screenwriters as some had known of the concept before, but didn’t realise the extent to which … More 195 Days and Counting
Today was a busy day tutoring and lecturing, and now getting ready to do another guest lecture this evening. Not a lot was accomplished with regards to my thesis, so I thought I would touch on a topic raised in an email I received from a fellow HDR student, Jo (you may remember her from … More 197 Days and Counting
Well, you have probably seen that there have been a few days of not posting. This was due to my terrible immune system and subsequent cold. I spent the entire weekend migrating between the couch and bed, watching re-runs of 24 and NFL and College football. Not terrible ways to rest up and wait it … More 198 Days and Counting
Ah, Thursday… Wednesday-Hump-Day’s lazy cousin. I’m actually sitting here trying to remember back to what I did before lunch. Thanks to yesterdays blog about burritos, I couldn’t help myself – I had a burrito for lunch! Before lunch I did manage to write my abstract for the upcoming faculty research student conference. So that is … More 202 Days and Counting
Yesterday I posted an image on Facebook that reflected how I was feeling, and I thought I would share that here: I’m quitting life to become a burrito! Since then, I have had many of my fellow research students comment that they too feel like (or have felt like) a burrito. And so, the metaphor … More 203 Days and Counting
As I enter the final stage of my doctorate – the writing up of the thesis – I wanted to document the process. The blogging of my ideas, feelings and concerns will hopefully be interesting, if not entertaining, later on in life. I imagine myself in 10 years time thinking back at how stressed I … More 204 Days and Counting!