Monthly Archives: July 2011

New chapters and uncertainty

I had an interesting chat at work with a student who was submitting her thesis to be classified as passed. We were talking about process…how we had changed as people doing the Phd, learned a lot about ourselves, discovered resilience … Continue reading

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Boundaries vs walls

I’ve been thinking a lot this last week, sparked as often is the case by something I read, about boundaries. I’m thinking here of the boundaries we have with other people and also with ourselves. Boundaries are healthy things and … Continue reading

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Graduation!

Tuesday 31st May 2011 was an incredibly special day for me. I finally graduated from my PhD and became Dr Lesley Birch! Not only was it one of the most exciting days of my life, it was all the more … Continue reading

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