Day 1 Today I noticed the life I want to live is always on the other side of a cloud. My eyes strain to see what seems so clear in thought. Yet when I focus, the life seems to blur. The life I want is tea on a couch in a warm apartment. The apartment … Continue reading Writing Challenge: Today I Noticed #1
Today I noticed that I notice a lot of things. I noticed the pretentious Cambridge customer who wanted to drag me into his whimsical existential crisis. I noticed the joy of co-workers and their added value to my life. I noticed that caesar mayonnaise is a hybrid of 2 flavours I am not fond of … Continue reading Writing Challenge: Today I Noticed #2
Realign was a practice based research project that aimed to tackle stigma in Irish Media. The below is a documentary that tells the real stories of those living with schizophrenia through the use of actors. https://vimeo.com/219545316 Once we gathered the first-hand accounts of the lives of people living with schizophrenia, I began writing … Continue reading Realign
Recently, two scenarios about the future were made by my nearest and dearest and I couldn't help but think how incorrect these backdated ideas were. Scenario 1: When discussing my future career, a family member made an argument for why I should be invested in a company such as Google or Facebook. Why? Because I … Continue reading #2: Man
As I come to the end of my four years of college, I find myself in quite a reflective mood. Each day is a melancholy trip down memory lane as I prepare to move out of my college home of Dundalk. As I am a sentimentalist, I wish to have as many records of my … Continue reading Waiting for Rabbits #1 – Bertha Mason and the Married Roommate
The full text of my thesis is now available online: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/316841683_Has_the_Shift_from_Appointment_Television_to_Binge_Watching_Influenced_Audience's_Motivations_and_Behavioural_Habits Abstract The shift from appointment television to binge watching is a direct response to the development of new technologies and services. To understand what effect this has had on audiences, this study investigates how audiences engage with television today and how their viewing … Continue reading Has the Shift from Appointment Television to Binge Watching Influenced Audience’s Motivations and Behavioural Habits?
There are two types of people I don’t trust in this world, weather forecasters and critics. The latter proved true as I finished Netflix's newest original Girlboss after having read slating reviews. In a - successful - effort to avoid working on my thesis, I watched all 13 episode of Girlboss in 24 hours and … Continue reading In Defence of Girlboss