Thank you to all of those wonderfully kind and generous folk who were able to chip in towards my goal of attending the European Systemic Functional Linguistics conference (original post here). The total come to £190, which will make a HUGE dent in the estimated £600 expenses for the entire trip, and it means that I will be able to go!
On your marks, get set… go (back to bed).
This blog has been my outlet for many years to share information about how weird languages can be, and in more recent years, how the doctoral process and world of academia can be just as peculiar. But this time, I have a small favour to ask…
Here’s a brief look at ‘data collection’ in linguistic research, what it might entail, and a quick theory on how the Observer’s Paradox might be changing.
Two subjects in one post?! Sweet mercy… Continue reading
For one day a week over the past three weeks, I’ve been lecturing in Bristol, running to a train station, travelling under a large body of water to another country, quick-stepping to a University, and then reversing (almost) all of the process 3 hours later. It’s been busy. Continue reading
Another day, another wavering between what it is I want to do when I finish my doctorate. Okay, I’ve got over a year and a half before I finish, but there are days when these thoughts seem to encroach more than others… Continue reading