Off to a mixed start with my 52 weeks – 52 new things challenge.

The week’s definite new thing was reading Iain M Banks’ new book, The Hydrogen Sonata, which is the latest novel in his Culture series. For me it’s not the best of the series, but it’s a good read and it ties into the other “new challenge” thing I did this week.

I emailed a potential PhD supervisor with a potential PhD proposal. Lots of “potential” in there, but it’s a step closer to actually applying to study for a PhD! Of course the person concerned might feel there isn;t really a PhD in my proposal, and/or may not feel they would want to supervise such a thing, but nothing ventured……