Contextualising collections

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

I care for you, I like you but I don't love you, I love you, but I don't

have those feelings for you, It's a passing phase that you're madly in love. Been there? Isn't this a collection of meaning nothings? Or do they mean anything? Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

What utility a collection of who-made-it-firsts?

I see often a whole lot of lists such as who was the first man to reach the moon, who was the first to scale Mount Everest, etc. and then I see others about who was the first woman to do so. what purpose do you think could these firsts or knowledge of these firsts serve? Would it throw some insight... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, December 25, 2009

A collection of tears...

I went visiting some neighbours and relatives and friends for Christmas...and what did I see? Sorrow all around. Or am I seeing things from my own sorrow-filled lens? The neighbour girl has had a breakdown and will not meet anyone. Her aunt says she talks excessively when she does. She lost her... Sign in to see full entry.

Friday, December 11, 2009

Somebody I know is making a collection of human rights discourses as they

reflect in various parts of the world at various points of time. It sounds like an interesting deal to me, though it must involve a hell lot of work to grasp the contexts of the discourses and make sense of them. Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Collecting odds and ends...why?

I sometimes wonder why people collect some odds and ends. I realise the motivations or reasons can be pretty varied. For example, for some, it is a hobby that takes them away from the routine. For others, it can be their profession. Then there are others who collect things to get out of the boring... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, November 14, 2009

Collecting school report card formats...

School report cards the world over have different formats - the differ fro place to place and from time to time or over a period. Some are strictly marks cards. Others have some remark space which is about writing the progress in one word from a set of words, like good, satisfactory, poor, etc.... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, October 24, 2009

Tic tac toe...

Tic tac toe round I go Lookin around my collections to stow Tic tac toe no space like before what'll I do with all I have I do not know Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

When they call something "a collector's item", one would have thought

it means something worth having for everyone. But it's usually something that's rare. Why's that? Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

An interesting web-site I came across on collecting things...

Easier - A collection is a group of things gathered or collected. A person is a collector when they brings items together into a group. People collect different things. People collect things for lots of reasons - - including that it is fun! Harder - Collecting is a great hobby because it can be... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Contextualising the making of tomato soups

I just googled for recipes for tomato soups and found a range of soups on this oh so simple item. I could tell that it varied based on where it came from and also who it came from - that is income bracket. There are heavy tomato soups and plain tomato soups, not to speak of the differences in the... Sign in to see full entry.

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