About a decade ago, I was sat at home at my computer, fed up with Tiberian Sun, so playing Runescape instead. Having successfully worked my way into the Champions’ Guild, I decided my next challenge was to work my way into the Mining Guild, where I hoped to ‘farm’ a decent income.
To get into the Mining Guild, first you have reach Mining level 60 – a task which can take many weeks of hard labour in the mines of Runescape, mining Tin, Copper and Iron ore until the dwarfs deem you worthy of entering their sacred caverns. Continue reading
So I’ve finally done it – I’ve upped sticks and moved to Lancaster!
Induction week is now well underway and I’m starting to come to terms with my new life as a PhD student in the department of English & Creative Writing. As things start to settle there seems no better time to post my first ‘proper’ blog on my research and my PhD journey. Continue reading
So it’s been a busy few months. I started a new job at the end of February, and I’ve been spending much of my spare time working on my funding application for uni.
The good news is that my efforts have finally paid off, and I will be starting a “new life” as a student again from 1 October, when I will be moving up to Lancaster to start a PhD in English. Continue reading