As a general rule, most of what arrives through my letter box is not of great excitement – junk mail, letters addressed to the previous occupants, or if I’m really lucky, a bank statement.
As it happens, there was one thing I’ve been expecting for the last week or so – the results from the first assignment (on Cells and Nutrition) of my Human Biology course. In the event, I was so sidetracked when I came home this evening, wondering if Rupert was finally going to manage to keep down his dinner (he did, a great relief to all!), that it was some time before I realised that the dreaded OU envelope had arrived.
Despite the rush to finish the essay in time for the deadline, I surprised myself once again by scoring 88%. The tutor’s remarks were also very positive, although his final comment “I look forward to receiving your next assignment” certainly increases the pressure for TMA02.