My Disney story

Social research cannot be conducted in a vacuum. All research is influenced by the life experiences and personal values of the researcher, as well as what is going on in the world around them. My current research focus, on Disney and plastic waste, is a product of my life experiences, travel, work, and study.  I have been aware of Disney for as long as I can remember.Continue reading “My Disney story”

Juggling / Struggling

R U OK? Day is a good reminder to check in with your own feelings as well as with others. I feel exhausted. Almost numb some of the time. I am trying to be the best wife, mother, daughter, daughter-in-law, granddaughter, niece, aunt, sister, friend, pet-owner, laundress, cleaner, cook, assistant gardener, hairdresser, teacher’s assistant, neighbour, employee,Continue reading “Juggling / Struggling”

Personal brand

I am not good at self-promotion; I never have been. When I recently enrolled in a course that included working on personal brand, I knew it was going to involve some personal discomfort. As has become my custom, I immediately made a link to the book I am reading at the moment, Grace under pressureContinue reading “Personal brand”