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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Living in hope ...

... of some sunshine! They promised some today - but it's dark and drizzly. We've hardly seen the sun since we got back from Greece, over 2 weeks ago. So miserable has it been (and I've felt) that I'm already deep into booking a trip for next year! We've booked a villa for a week in Naples, Florida - and plan to fly to Miami and take in the Keys for the first week. Of course, it rains in Florida in June! I just need to get my money's worth out of my white shorts!

And there is another hope ... hope that I get a grade 2 for EA300. Results are just over 2 weeks away ... I need a grade 2 for a First Class honours (I think!) I got an average of 80% for the coursework (80, 72, 71, 89, 91, 79) - so I just need >70% for the ECA - but I have my doubts that the essay (on Gaiman's 'Graveyard Book') is good enough. But it doesn't matter too much. Meantime, I thought I'd register for A330 - Myth in the Greek and Roman Worlds. I bought all the set books (plus some more) - and I expected 'history'. I'm not a big fan of history, but I'd sworn never to touch literature again. And guess what the course is mainly about? I'm about to unregister, as I can't justify spending £700 on a course I'll no doubt hate.
*EDIT* Except that I want to do something! So I signed the DD. What's more, the OU today announced THUNDEROUSLY huge increased fees for new students. The end of studying is nigh.