Monthly Archives: July 2012

Public marmalade

Many years ago I ‘took’, i.e. formally received, my Oxford MA. For those who aren’t in the know, I’d better explain that Oxbridge MAs aren’t real degrees. Up till now – though the tradition is under threat – they have … Continue reading

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Twenty-one

I have now posted twenty pieces on this blog, good, bad and indifferent. How do I know? Well, WordPress very kindly keep a running total for you, with a status bar to show what progress you’re making towards the next … Continue reading

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Following your bliss

The wonderful thing about doing an MA in Creative Writing is that everybody is there because they want to do it, not because it’s a useful qualification or a sensible career choice or a hurdle to be got over in … Continue reading

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‘So is it about therapy?’

A few posts ago I was outed by Adelina as a ‘spycho-therapist’. I don’t mind divulging it here as no-one except the people who already know me will be able to find out who I am. I wouldn’t want my … Continue reading

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