Weeks 159–161: The conclusion chapter

Weeks 159–161: The conclusion chapter

I started my doctoral research project in January 2017. Three years later, today, I finished writing the conclusion chapter of my thesis. For the past three weeks, I have been immersed in revising the discussion chapter and writing the conclusion chapter, along with intense teaching and other research activities, which proved to be very demanding – [...]

Invisible apple cake [Recipe]

Invisible apple cake [Recipe]

I was looking for a quick and easy recipe for apple and cinnamon cake. When I found this French apple cake, the thinly sliced apples and beautiful layers of the cake looked fascinating. The method is very easy, and this invisible apple cake – gâteau invisible aux pommes – is perfect for a weekend brunch [...]

Week 158: Making the final push

Week 158: Making the final push

My first week of 2020 was very productive: supervision, feedback, reformatting and organising my working drafts – and, also, tidying up the house. I had a meeting with my primary supervisor and received her feedback on my working drafts. She explained how important it is to have clear arguments in the discussion chapter. The discussion [...]