Cheese & pea muffins [recipe]

Cheese & pea muffins [recipe]

Savoury muffins are often referred to as a lunchbox idea. I’m a big fan of them and love cheesy muffins in particular. Luca and I very often enjoy cheese and pea muffins as appetisers served with a glass of white wine or Prosecco at the weekend. I’ve been testing my muffin recipe for the past [...]

Weeks 172–174: Final revisions and a new project

Weeks 172–174: Final revisions and a new project

For the past few weeks, I’ve been making final revisions for the first full draft of my thesis. I’m reading through the draft again and again and amending for presentational and stylistic consistency. My thesis is really going to be a ‘big book’ thesis, as the main text consists of 90,000 words, and the appendices [...]

Week 171: Completion of the first draft

Week 171: Completion of the first draft

At the weekend, I had no chocolate eggs or hot cross buns for the Easter break, and I was stuck at my desk all day. But, on Easter Sunday, I finished editing Chapter 1 at last, which means I’ve completed the first full draft of my thesis. I’ll never forget the feeling of my body [...]

My Experience with Reiki Level Two

My Experience with Reiki Level Two

Since I studied Reiki Level 1 in January, Reiki healing has been part of my daily life (see my previous article, First Experience with Reiki). Each morning, I start my day with 15 minutes of self-healing, and then I send Reiki to my office room while imagining my day’s work going well. Treatment for my [...]