It’s Friday again, you know what that means. Time for another round of IMTWA!
Cooking is such a favourite procrastination activity of mine, that I sometimes think of my thesis in terms of ingredients, quantities and heat. In fact, writing a thesis isn’t that different to cooking a souffle: you have to crack a few eggs, and it’s notoriously difficult to get the balance of ingredients just so, but the rewards are delicious. (Granted, mastering the perfect souffle doesn’t offer quite as many rewards to one’s status and career as completing a major research project, but if you’re on Masterchef it’s probably pretty crucial.)
So if the Edmonds cookbook contained a recipe for my thesis, what would that recipe look like? Here’s my best guess:
Your turn, readers: what would the main ingredients be in your thesis?