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Thesis Countdown (part 25) – Acknowledgements

With two jobs left, I am nearly done. I write the abstract – 300 words, half an hour’s easy work. Then… the acknowledgements. I promised myself I’d do this last. 360 words took me three hours. This was perhaps the … Continue reading

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Thesis Countdown (part 24)

14 days to go… I’m getting nervous now, but excited. Actually scratch those, I just want the damn thing done. I figure one more serious day of work and a proofread through has me covered – and in plenty of … Continue reading

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Thesis Countdown (parts 22 and 23)

15 days to go… Motivation is at an all-time low, as I commented yesterday. I am sincerely trying to make myself just finish the bloody thing, and failing. Chapter 7 is still the real bugbear, since I have a lot of … Continue reading

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Thesis Countdown (part 21)

16 days to go… I’ve been working on a major rewrite of Chapter 7, which is my least favorite chapter of the thesis. It’s slow going and I’ve talked about it before, so I make sure to spend some of … Continue reading

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Thesis Countdown (part 20)

17 days to go… Today I do referencing. I don’t really dislike referencing, but it’s a grind. After a while, I realize that despite the grind I’m really rather enjoying it. I’ve discovered a few (not many) papers I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Thesis Countdown (part 19)

18 days to go… I spent a day unable to work because it felt like someone was trying to remove my brains through my nose with a pipecleaner. I blame society. Nevertheless, the thesis is looking healthy and I have … Continue reading

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