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Assignment draft

September 30, 2011

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Often a message’s meaning and intent is not simply in the words written on the page, but in how they are presented. Something as simple as a calling card, for example, can hold many differing meanings for differing societies. Emily Post’s works of etiquette (1922) has an entire section dedicated to the proper decorum related […]

A little bit of rage never hurt anyone

September 22, 2011

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So November’s coming up, and I rather look forward to this particular month each year. Not only does it herald the end of my Uni work for the last 12 months (and graduating!), and not only does my birthday fall within this date, but this is the time for NaNoWriMo! I don’t know if everyone […]

So Long, and Thanks for all the Fish

September 22, 2011

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In a previous blog post I took issue with the revealing of secrets, but I want to clarify that it was the indiscriminate and reckless revealing of secrets that I did not like. Wikileaks has always been a personal grey spot for me, since I want to believe that governments should be held accountable for […]

And the Internet fails me again…

September 22, 2011

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I would like to state to all of the one people that is perhaps reading this blog, that I did make a post last week. It wasn’t an elaborate one, and it wasn’t very good, but it was a post that summed up my feelings on the media circus that we are all being forced to […]

Knowledge is power… And they know it

September 16, 2011

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In a previous blog post I took issue with the revealing of secrets, but I want to clarify that it was the indiscriminate and reckless revealing of secrets that I did not like. Wikileaks has always been a personal grey spot for me, since I want to believe that governments should be held accountable for […]

Turns Out I Haven’t Forgotten Everything

September 9, 2011

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  So, as it turns out, I’ve retained some of the technical writing communication education that I received in my first year. Well, at least enough that when I was confronted with the Adelaide Hiring Company website, <http://www.australian-hiring.com.au/&gt;, I was able to recoil in absolute horror at what I was seeing before me. I hope […]

A Diamond in the Rough

September 8, 2011

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So perhaps this is not the most critically-orientated blog that I might ever post, but a blog’s a blog and, in my opinion, a blog is about presenting one’s opinion/perspective/view of something, be it an issue, a take on life, or simply their experiences as they happen. Granted I am going to keep things in […]