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Judged by the audience.

I started this blog as a way to reflect on intriguing aspects of my research. I wonder about who is reading this blog? It is nice to get emails and the occasional comment. I ponder about  the regular visitor from Slovenia  and am delighted that I was discovered by Heyne family members quite by accident.The most visited posts are:
A PhD! What's in it for me?  Sept 12,2010
Teaching in the blood   Oct 19, 2010
Rosalie's Reward   Oct 16, 2010
Tassie Tales    Aug 15, 2010
Toxic Friendships    Jun 19, 2010
Producing a poster - AARE Conference  Oct 24, 2010
So... how popular are the Grimms?  March 6 2011

Hanging out in the fog

This is my favourite holiday snap. I am drawn to the incongruity of the seemingly NQR (not quite right) character (it's a German historical precinct not the North Pole) with a coffee. At the Brandenburg Gate, performers, dressed as WW2 soliders, stand in prime positions and expect payment from tourists who feel the need for a photo opportunity. 
This has been feedback week:  
1. Monday feedback on Thesis
2. Tuesday feedback on Staff Attitudes to School Survey
3. Wednesday feedback at gym.
I feel empathy with the reindeer - will he learn the hard way that he's got it wrong?  But, like the coffe-break reindeer, I also see the sense in reflecting over coffee and ... coffee at Seven Seeds, Carlton is very good. 
Feedback question: So, how do you think I’m progressing?
In response to feedback here are my SMART goals:
1. writing to a timeline/structure before next meeting with support from Pam and Marnee
2. three workshops planned with support of RNL to address serious and ongoing issues
3. w…