#EmptyShelf2016 #53: Bridget Jones’s Baby: The Diaries

If you haven't seen Bridget Jones's Baby in the cinema, and you're looking for some light-hearted entertainment - I recommend it! Four of us sat in a row - we'd all seen the previous films - and we proper LOL'd much of the way through - unlike many 'third films', this one seemed to wait until it was funny enough to be good on its own! Having enjoyed the film so much, I decided to…

#EmptyShelf 2016 #52: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

So, I resisted for ages - I wasn't sure I'd want to read a screenplay, although I'd love to watch this as some point, but also - having not got into Harry Potter until at least book 4 was published (possibly book 5) - anyway - it was the first film that got me into it - I have now re-read the books several times, and enjoy all kinds of random extra insights - including…

[LIFELONG LEARNING] Feedback on Reflective Essay on PhD Supervision

It's been a while since I wrote an essay, but I was pleased to receive this mark yesterday for an essay on "To produce a written reflective assignment, to include a demonstration of the participant’s critical and analytical understanding of the learning from the unit content, and action planning for their continuing professional development as postgraduate supervisors. (2,500- 3,000 words)". You can download the essay (minus appendices) in PDF format, and I think the feedback below…

#EmptyShelf 2016 #46-51: Anne of Green Gables by L.M.Montgomery

I've kept a handful of my classic books from childhood, and the Anne of Green Gables series is one I have read for a while, so whilst on leave I started re-reading them all, and last week finished the final one. Anne of Green Gables Anne of Avonlea Anne of the Island Anne of Windy Willows Anne's House of Dreams Anne of Ingleside Next step will be the Emily of New Moon, and I've been…