I have been offered (and have accepted) 8 weeks of sabbatical time to focus on my EdD! Given what has happened, this comes as a surprise and for the next few weeks there will need to be a shift in focus and a dropping of pretty much anything else work related.
One of the decisions to make is whether to Blog or not to Blog? To what extent would blogging be good for capturing the journey and keeping others up to date with targets? The literature surrounding this is generally positive – particularly in providing a contact with the outside world for the ‘isolated’ researcher and for capturing the ephemeral, tacit, anecdotal things that might be useful later.