I've been pulling together my thoughts on the writing process and publishing with a view to publishing some Short Guides on popular ebook platforms. In doing so I remembered an early influence on my thinking around validation and communication: Dorothy E. Smith. My copy of The Everyday World as … [Read more...] about Dorothy E. Smith on the purpose of publishing
Are there things you'd really love to be doing but aren't? It could be anything spending more time with your kids writing something different from what you've been writing using your research to serve the needs of some community ... You are probably telling yourself some story … [Read more...] about What are you waiting for?
This is a very personal reflection. I did not know Mary well, nor have I been in contact with her in over 20 years. Our relationship was always a professional one. Hearing of her death has brought back good memories. Small things that remind me of the influence she had on my intellectual and … [Read more...] about On hearing of the death of Mary McIntosh