Week 107: My experience of supervision

I missed an opportunity to contribute to a session on the supervisor-supervisee relationship for first-year PhD students. One of the organisers asked me to join a panel to talk about my experience of supervision, and I really wish I could have joined it, but I had to teach that day.   My case I am […]

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Blueberry muffins

Today I baked blueberry muffins as always, using a recipe in Twist by Martha Collison. I’m a big fan and bake the muffins every other week! Blueberry, banana and nuts are great for breakfast muffins. I always leave my dough in the fridge overnight and bake it the following morning. The muffins become very moist […]

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Week 106: Coding transcripts

This week, I sent my supervisors a working draft of my consultation analysis, which was the first version of coded transcripts. This includes original text, word-by-word translation, pragmatic translation, symbols of conversation analysis and codes of my analytical dimensions. This text data is saved in Word documents for the moment, but I’ve been thinking about […]

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Week 105: New Year’s Resolutions

It’s a very nice feeling to open a fresh, new diary for 2019, and make a list of achievable tasks for the day while having a morning coffee. On New Year’s Day, I mapped out what my next 12 months will look like. I put semester dates, thesis milestones, deadlines and details of conferences into […]

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Happy New Year! Sky pictures from my flights

Happy New Year 2019! May you be healthy and have joy, peace, love, happiness around the world! I would like to share some beautiful photos from my flights with you, because the winter sky above the clouds was clear and beautiful, and it gave me a lot of positive energy and inspiration for a new […]

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