Autoethnography and the Power of Stories

  “Let me live, love, and say it well in good sentences” Sylvia Plath Sylvia Plath lived a short life decorated with vibrant but dark emotions, before she succeeded in her second attempt at suicide. Her later pieces, written from a freezing cold flat in London, often between 1am and 4am whilst her young children […]

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Lost in (mobile) Space

Twas a dark and stormy Tuesday afternoon and the University of Wollongong was swarming with malnourished and impoverished students. I was tiptoeing slowly in the shadows. I heard footsteps behind me; my pace quickened. The footsteps broke into a run. I look around at the gloomy corridors of building 19; where do I run? “Hey […]

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Beware the Ides of March Public Domain

  This meme is intended to be somewhat ironic; there was no sense of ¬†Intellectual Property (IP) in Shakespearian times, and the idea of it being protected to the extent to which it is today must have been laughable. Nevertheless the aim of this meme is to highlight (with sarcasm) the somewhat irrational fear of […]

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The Message on my Plate

Even looking at one example of a food carbohydrate (medium) that differs between counties, we can reveal a significant amount (of messages) about the different paradigms and ways of life in those places

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