Sandcastles

This post originally appeared on Medium. I'm cross-posting here in the interests of updating this, my personal blog, to where I am in my life now. It’s like being on a desert island building sandcastles. (Maybe the island has a palm tree like a proper desert island™) Building my sandcastles comes easy because it’s so … Continue reading Sandcastles

Guest Post: Escaping Evil by Revis Edgewater

Talented writer Revis Edgewater from 33 Grams of Blog leaves us spellbound this week with an original story based on a quote from my all time favourite book. This is his second part of our Cheer Pepper collaboration - the first can be found on his blog here. "On the sea he wished to meet it, … Continue reading Guest Post: Escaping Evil by Revis Edgewater

Undergraduate Dissertation – The Affect of Sound Visualisations on deaf gamers’ experience of mood in videogames

Project Journal here Abstract  This research explores an alternative approach to captions as an accessibility provision for deaf gamers, in the form of sound visualisations, and how these can convey mood. This project has been informed by ideas from Richard A. van Tol, and the theories of Donald Norman, Michel Chion and Kristine Jorgensen. Through … Continue reading Undergraduate Dissertation – The Affect of Sound Visualisations on deaf gamers’ experience of mood in videogames

The Representation of gender in the film Boys Don’t Cry (1999)

Discuss the representation of gender in the film Boys Don’t Cry and the extent to which it reinforces a patriarchal ideology.  The discussion of gender in film owes its origins to early feminist film theorists who saw the medium as male-dominated and guilty of gender stereotyping. In my examination of the film Boys Don’t Cry … Continue reading The Representation of gender in the film Boys Don’t Cry (1999)