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What I learned in March 2016

As Iā€™m not the most tech-savvy of people, it usually takes me a while to pick up the basics, let alone the niceties, of any program. 577 more words


Writing: Using Dictation

Until pretty recently I had never considered using dictation to write, and to be honest I’m not 100% sure where the idea came from. I think it mostly has to do with the fact that I’m one of those crazy people who paces around my room and talks to myself. 1,064 more words

Bite-sized Tips No. 23: Spellings ā€“ Part 18 ā€“ Disagreements with the Dragon

My apologies for taking so long to get around to writing another Bite-sized Tips post. This one has been on my to-do list for a while, as have many others. 732 more words

Bite-sized Tips

500 Words At A Time: Research, The Final Frontier

Twenty-eight people responded in a way that we could use. Twenty-eight is not a lot of people. Thus if something happens with most of them that would be significant, wouldn’t it? 565 more words


500 Words At A Time: Research, First Contact

Lower your shields and surrender your blogs. Resistance is futile.*

And that is how the start of the research process felt. One blog was a sex blog. 540 more words


500 Words At A Time: Research, Wrath of Dragon


At that moment in time I am starring at the computer screen with a very puzzled expression. The word cow has not appeared on the screen. 567 more words


Unexpected advantages of voice recognition software

When your world is centred around getting the thesis written and time away from the laptop only has you feeling even more guilty that you are not writing, having voice recognition software maybe the answer. 666 more words

The PhD Journey And Other Wafflings...