Skin Lightening and a growing Male Market Demand

Before any special event, may it be a night out, wedding or trip to the beach, you can bet that I'll have fake tanned several hours prior. What do I compulsively stock up on when it's 40% off at Priceline? My fake tan. What was my main concern when on a recent European holiday? The …

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My understanding of the Autoethnographic Methodology

My understanding of autoethnographic methodology has been developed from Carolyn Ellis, Tony E. Adams & Arthur P. Bochner's journal article, Autoethnography: An Overview. Since reading this, I have formed my own understanding of the topic. Autoethnographers study a culture's relational practices, common values and beliefs (Ellis, C., Adams, T.E., and Bochner, A.P. 2011) which allows individuals to form more coherent understandings. …

Testing My Patience

My slight knowledge of Japanese culture strings back to year eight and my Japanese elective (and of course my undeniable love for karaage). The only thing I've ever really taken and remembered from these old classes is 'denwa bango wa' - which when translated into English roughly means 'what is your number?'. Clearly I paid attention to the …