Japanese TV shows are characteristically quirky, bright and out-of-the-box. To understand this genre of entertainment, we each sat down to watch three different TV shows: reality, variety and comedy. Drawing on Ellis et al, we noted the epiphanies we had whilst watching the TV shows and then looked deeper into the cultural practices behind them … Continue reading Japanese Television Shows || DIGC330
In his directorial debut, 90210’s Jason Priestley takes the wheel crafting a charming road film that questions society and how we deal with life and death. Based on the screenplay by Jessie Gabe, Cas & Dylan (2014) is a black comedy that follows the final journey of a man on his way to die. Cas & Dylan … Continue reading A Trip To Die For – Cas & Dylan (2014) Review
Earlier in this session, I learnt of the term ‘autoethnography’ and have since been on a journey of implementing it into my research methodology for my DIGC330 project. Through Ellis et al, I discovered autoethnography was ‘an approach to research and writing that seeks to describe and systematically analyse personal experience in order to understand … Continue reading Chipping away the pain! || Chinese Cupping Therapy
Here’s what you may have missed in my last blog post. Two weeks ago, Lauren (meaning me, myself and I) went on an adventure to seek out an alternative form of therapy to relieve her overwhelmingly constant back pain. It was full of new experiences and epiphanies, that she will long remember. Read about what … Continue reading Chinese Cupping Therapy
So, here’s the sitch Melody Bostic. I have a really bad back and I won’t lie my shocking posture does not help it out. It constantly aches to the point where it seems as though I have forgotten what it was once like to not have some sort of mild discomfort. A massage here and … Continue reading Bye Bye Back Pains!
I use my diary as often as I possibly can to jot down moments in time that have made a major impact on me in some shape or form, known as epiphanies (Ellis et al, 2011). From the birth of my nephew to a tough day at work, I describe and reflect on experiences of … Continue reading Autoethnography and My Diary.
Alright. So. I am going to be completely honest with you. Before yesterday, I had never seen a Godzilla film. From 1954 to 2016, there has been 31 adaptions of Godzilla and as an avid film lover, you would think that I would have seen at least one of the last seven, that of which … Continue reading Godzilla – A sign of the times.