It is interesting how we can easily be reminded by the past through artifact around us. Sometimes the things around us is not old or even more not from the past, it has been created to remind or represent the past. Why? Is it because we like to be reminded? Is it because people believe that the past is better then present? Perhaps it is just another circle of fashion trend? or may be the designers is out of ideas? Who knows.. In Melbourne, these collection of the past artifacts or artifacts that represent the past, has become a fashion statement in several shop’s interior or chic trend. It is common to see this kind of setting (like the photo above) in most popular cafe. The mix of old and new artifacts surround the environments.. mixed of kitsch and high class emerged.. and became a new type of design, trend and a life style -N
There are several sites about how to write a research abstract online that you can search for. But here are some of my favourite that I foudn very useful throughout my writing abstract for a journal paper process.
A site organised by The Writing Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, (online access 3rd Jan 2011) is one of the useful site that I use regularly in writing my abstracts for journal paper. I hope this site will stay online for awhile as the content and ways of working has been very useful for many research student.
LEO: Literacy Education Online is another alternative site about how to write an abstract (online accessed 3rd January 2011)
What does new year means to you? Was it the celebration, the new coming years, the fireworks or the whole promotions that took place, and sales in the shopping complex?
Or is it about the new beginning, or continuing the new year that never ended.. moving forward or stay alive?
What is New Year to you?