via threshold concepts in academic writing I'm re-blogging this particular post by Pat Thomson because she wrote an incredibly useful view of academic writing that I wanted to share with others. Before I read this post I was personally struggling with the concept of academic writing - hitting my head against the proverbial wall, as… Continue reading Re-Blogging: Pat Thomson’s Threshholds
http://www.raulpacheco.org/2016/08/tales-of-the-field-on-writing-ethnography-van-maanen-2011/ Basically re-posting this link so others can find it, too - this book's position on Ethnographic research approaches are very useful and I find myself agreeing with most of this text as well.
Since I got into trying my hand at gardening I've noticed two things; I'm getting the hang of it, finally, and It's good for the environment, and sustainability, if I can grow some of the food I like to eat Being able to grow my own garden, as opposed to living minimally in a tiny… Continue reading Having Fun With A Garden Planner
https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/explore/collection/work/117244/ This artwork struck me when I was taken to a gallery by a friend. I usually love gallery outings with friends - seeing what interests them, and finding something new which interests me, is a fun activity for like-minded people. I have other loved ones who stand idly in art galleries looking distinctly confused.… Continue reading Tree #6 by Myoung Ho Lee
So I think it's time to tell you guys my secret - I post three times a week because I have blog posts queued up for three months in advance. I just keep churning them out! When it comes to writing, Writer's Block has (touch wood!) never been my problem. Sure, I've been told to… Continue reading How I Encourage My Prolific-ness
Do I write reviews? Often - but usually on the official channels so people can find them easily (Hi Zomato!). However, since I really want to write a full piece about this company I'm plastering it on my blog. Online shopping can be fraught with risk. Clothes that arrive not-as-pictured, not fitting, or worse -… Continue reading Professional Brands Review: eShakti
https://patthomson.net/2018/03/19/writing-bad-research-questions/ The linked article was very useful even though it focused on the opposite of today's blog topic. In outlining how to write a bad research question (and providing a priceless book reference to read later), I was able to check my current work against the 'what NOT to do' and identify that - while… Continue reading Writing an Interesting Research Question