• A (Re)-Introduction

    I spend more time than is probably wise trying to rationalise my online presence and engagement across the myriad of different platforms available. I dip my toes in some, I steer clear of most. Some, I wholeheartedly adopt. Others, I leave early, disappointed. If I let myself, the more addictive facet of my personality would …

  • Thesis: Conclusion

    This post is one of a serialisation of key (edited) extracts of my thesis, “Digital Ethnography and a Virtual Orkney: The Role of Folklore in Creating an Online Orkney Place”, submitted and completed in 2018. You can download the full text below, with all footnotes, full data quotes, and list of references. I have left …

  • Thesis: Digital Places: Attachment, Identity, Sense

    This post is one of a serialisation of key (edited) extracts of my thesis, “Digital Ethnography and a Virtual Orkney: The Role of Folklore in Creating an Online Orkney Place”, submitted and completed in 2018. You can download the full text below, with all footnotes, full data quotes, and list of references. I have left …

  • Thesis: Virtually Filtered Places

    This post is one of a serialisation of key (edited) extracts of my thesis, “Digital Ethnography and a Virtual Orkney: The Role of Folklore in Creating an Online Orkney Place”, submitted and completed in 2018. You can download the full text below, with all footnotes, full data quotes, and list of references. I have left …