Obligatory First Post

When you start something and you’re not entirely sure where you’re headed…

So this is the obligatory first post. Obviously it’s here to make the front page look less sad and lonely. It’s also a good opportunity to help me document how I plan to structure my posts – a stake in the ground so I can look back and see where I’ve started and what I’ve become.

I have recently started down a research path, but I was really not prepared for the intensity of academic studies. They were quite foreign to me and initially a very daunting experience: “How do I ‘do research’?” and “What do I research?”, these were two massive questions that kept me up at night. Continue reading