Let’s begin by saying that Edinburgh is the most amazing place I’ve ever been in my life and I don’t want to leave ever and I’m in love.
Ok, now on to my actually post.
We all knew the likelihood of me successfully completing my goals in my first week (or any week I’m away) was unlikely, which is why I’m not particularly fussed that I’ve fallen slightly short of my goals.
According to my goals, this week I should have completed three or four chapter edits. I have completed two. But I’m proud of this. Of these two chapters, the first one was rewritten to the extent that it was basically a new chapter, and the second one was a completely new chapter. Besides, I’m trying to enjoy my time in the UK as much as possible, which has resulted in very busy tiring days and evenings spent either at the theatre or in bed watching TV and just chilling.
Finding a writing and university balance isn’t really applicable at the moment, but I still want to spend some more time on university stuff in the lead up to term so I’m prepared. This week I’ve done nothing.
I’ve decided to really set out my goals for this week rather than just vaguely mentioning them. So, this week I want to:
- Complete edits on chapters 3-7. This will be a bit of an effort, but I have a few train trips and the like, so hopefully I’ll be successful. If by Wednesday I haven’t reached chapter 5, I’ll have to rethink my goals.
- Find my Cambridge books in e-book form and purchase in preparation for summer school.
- Brainstorm some ideas for my research project for semester 2.
Well, I will return on Wednesday with a WIPpet and an update! Until then, I’ll be enjoying Scotland! Why don’t you check out the other ROW80 updates? You can find them here