Mastered At Last

Today I graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University with a Master of Science in Social Research.  I’m sure by now most of you are bored silly hearing about it but I thought I should share the proof! It’s taken me 10 years all in.  Life got in the way a bit but I’m really glad I Read More …

Masters Complete

I heard today that I’ve passed my Masters! I want to say a huge thank you to all those who have supported me through it over the years, particularly Avril who is a fantastic editor and the people at Linwood Parish Church for their help and support. If you want to read it, or are Read More …

normal service will resume… sometime

If you follow the blog then you’ll know that I’m at the end stages of my Masters in Research.  That means I’m in the all consuming land of dissertation. At the moment my days consist of listening to interviews, trying to remember why on earth I wrote cryptic notes during said interviews and trying to Read More …

mastering my masters

Just before Christmas I was beginning to really worry about my masters research.  I had an idea for a project but no clue how to gather the data.  I still think it’s a good idea so I’ll keep it for another time… Thankfully, I was asked to do something else, a project review.  This fitted Read More …

I will…

I’m not big on resolutions.  I’m not sure they serve much purpose, especially when they are things we don’t really intend to do or stick to for long.  So, instead I’m going to set some personal goals for the year.  I have a forward plan for my work so these goals are just for me. Read More …

Mastering Something

I restarted my Masters in Research today with a meeting with the dissertation module supervisor who might also end up being my dissertation supervisor if he’s unlucky.  I deferred my dissertation because of my trips to the Holy Land and Cuba this summer and I’m glad that I did.  I would have been annoyed to Read More …

My research

I think I’ve decided to do my research for my masters on the use of social media in church-based youth work in Scotland.  I could of course change my mind again but on reflection this seems to be something that would be both interesting and worth doing. I’d still like to have a go at Read More …