My Wimbledon Memories

I thought it would be fitting to post this today because today was the last day of Wimbledon . I think Wimbledon is the first tournament that you think about when you hear about tennis. The tradition, the all white attire, strawberries & cream, hushed crowds, Henman Hill and the royal box. All these things... Continue Reading →

Predictably Irrational

Predictably Irrational Behavioural economics is becoming more and more popular in today’s world. Due to it being a relatively new field there are lot of experiments still being conducted on the effectiveness of behavioural economics. One of the pioneers in the world of BE is the wonderful Dan Ariely. So I decided to read his... Continue Reading →

Wowburger

Wowburger has been kicking up quite a fuss lately so I decided to find out what all the hype was about. The first Wowburger opened up in Workman’s a few years ago but in the last 6 months they’ve expanded and opened in two new locations. Mary’s Bar on Wicklow St and Ranelagh can help... Continue Reading →

Book List

Here’s a list of books that I have read and would recommend. I’ll be updating this list from time to time. The Catcher in the Rye The Slap Ego is the Enemy Predictably Irrational The Truth The Power of Now Rafa: My Story Modern Romance The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People You Cannot Be... Continue Reading →

Wonder Woman

After hearing rave reviews about Wonder Woman I decided to go to the cinema to check it out. Now it wasn’t a movie I was particularly excited for. I mean here’s another Hollywood blockbuster film which will probably be average but make a lot of money. The only difference this time is the hook in... Continue Reading →

Presentation of Self : Performance

In my essay I am going to assess the dramaturgical approach of Erving Goffman. I will discuss Goffman’s ideas on the presentation of self in everyday life and how they could be applied to an everyday situation. In particular I will focus on Goffman’s theory on performance . There is a connection between Goffman’s theories... Continue Reading →

Presentation Of Self : Method Acting

We’ve all heard of about it. The lengths that actors have gone to inhabit a role. How much time, preparation and effort they’ve put in to take on a role. But why? What is it that they’re trying to achieve? It’s true that method actors are generally more critically acclaimed in recent times in terms... Continue Reading →

The Perception of Colour

In this essay I am going to discuss the perception of Colour. More specifically I will talk about how do we perceive colour? I will discuss colour blindness and what colour is? I will look at why it is important for us to see colours. Why is it important for us to be able to... Continue Reading →

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