The Ploughman's Lunch

Postcards from a PhD

Category Archives: Music General

Functions of nostalgia

February, so far, has been an admin-heavy month with most of my dedicated ‘study days’ eaten up with preparation for and travel to a supervision meeting, making the arrangements to … Continue reading

February 13, 2016

Etc. #1

Snowball sampling is something I have vague memories of from studying A-level sociology.  It’s basically a technique of recruiting participants for a study via the existing participants, each new person … Continue reading

January 27, 2016

Englishness (Part 1)

Feeling under the weather and living in a house which currently has no water or heating had a knock-on effect on study day last week and sitting in a chilly … Continue reading

December 6, 2015

Better than the Original

I don’t seem to get out much these days, so weekend evenings for the last couple of months have mainly been filled with takeaways and BBC 4 autumn schedule music … Continue reading

November 8, 2015