After a somewhat abortive first attempt it’s time to restart the blog. A rather fraught couple of years have meant time has been precious but now I rely want to get this going as a record of research and progress with the PhD and with my battlefield visits. Advertisements
20th October 2012 First meeting with Supervisor – went Ok but still daunted by what I’ve taken on! 29th October 2012 First meeting with second Supervisor – as before – but feeling a little less all at sea!
Goethe commented on the British obsession with the past. In Faust, he has Mephistopheles ask: “Are Britons here? They go abroad, feel calls/To trace old battlefields and crumbling walls…” I’ve recently started my Phd on a topic Goethe would see as wholly appropriate given the above quote, and decided this would be a method of … More Here we go!