Maria: Tales of TV and Cinema Across Time and Space

Maria was born in Poggioreale, a small country town in Sicily, Italy. It was the early 1940s and she was the fifth child born in a soon to be family of eight. She lived with her large but loving family until the 28th of February 1960, when Maria migrated to Australia. She then married Charlie, … Continue reading Maria: Tales of TV and Cinema Across Time and Space

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A Reflection on My Blogging Experience – It’s Not Just A Novelty

When I tell my friends and family that blogging is a part of my coursework most of them are surprised to say the least. Many of them see blogging as a recreational activity, not one that could lead to a professional career. Blogging on regular basis for university has, however, aided in developing my own … Continue reading A Reflection on My Blogging Experience – It’s Not Just A Novelty

Classification Codes: “Choose the Right Movie for Your Family”

Back in the day, I can remember putting on a movie on VCR and having to wait a significant amount of time to get through all the advertisements. There was one which has always stuck with me despite it disappearing in this new-age tech society; the Australian Film Classifications ad. How could you ever forget the family in … Continue reading Classification Codes: “Choose the Right Movie for Your Family”

How My 1D Concert Experience Became a Lesson in Ethics

So after a series of failed attempts to take a decent, non-pixelated photograph of the inhabited public spaces I frequent, I thought I would take a look through my photo album instead to find patterns of technology usage. This meant sifting through a series of old baby photos, embarrassing tween selfies and really weird photos … Continue reading How My 1D Concert Experience Became a Lesson in Ethics