Research and Realisations

Auto-ethnography, as described by Anderson (2006), is a highly valuable mode of qualitative research by which authors draw upon personal experience in order to comprehend a greater cultural involvement. He defines the term “analytic auto-ethnography” as referring to “ethnographic work in which the researcher is (1) a full member in the research group or setting,Continue reading “Research and Realisations”

“Eulola”: An Ethnographic Research Study

It’s a lazy Sunday morning and I’m sitting at the dining table at home. “Eulola”, our family property, located just outside of the sleepy town of Cootamundra, is slowly waking up; the cat is beckoning me for her breakfast; the lambs are bleating to their mothers; the sun is creeping over the back hill andContinue reading ““Eulola”: An Ethnographic Research Study”

A Social Life: Research Proposal

This here, is home. “Eulola” is our family property, which is 90 years old and full of stories. Not long ago, I was sitting at the table in the dining room, on my laptop and absent mindedly scrolling through my Facebook feed. I got to thinking. What would it have been like to live hereContinue reading “A Social Life: Research Proposal”

Getting Smart About Research

Last week’s blog post was certainly a trip down memory lane, both for myself and my parents. Together we chatted, reminisced, laughed and debated – in space which was very positive and gratifying. Yet while it appeared on the surface I was having a casual chat and catch up with my family, what was happeningContinue reading “Getting Smart About Research”