Advertising: Women

Looking at the most recent issues of Inspire, BHC and Plus magazine what I found was that females are depicted either as mothers, or in relation to marriage. This selection may seem nit picky but in most cases males were depicted as active and single, while the females are usually placed in a home environment. Can we think of other ways of depicting females? 

Seeds Stuff

In a space of a month a team of volunteers went about putting on an original musical play…from scratch. This is everything, I mean everything from nothing. What costumes should be worn, when the music should start playing, how large a fish prop should be, where the audience should sit…the list goes on.

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Lunch Flowchart

Where should you go for lunch?

Finding out where to eat is the worst. The absolute worst! 

So, I made something to ease the process. Oh, also thank you for everyone who commented saying, my previous ‘flowchart’ wasn’t a flowchart. Hopefully this flowchart is “flowcharty”. 

[update: correct name for Bistro Chez Fio. update 2: payday sequence]

Outrage

So, things have been happening this week. One of them, of course, is the growing global media attention against the first phase of the Syariah law.  The Facebook page Boycott Brunei has gained a lot of local attention.

Comments against the page far outnumber any comment which support a boycott of Brunei. Despite this, the number of likes sits at around 700.

The handful of supporters of a boycott, comment in a muddled and confusing way which reflects the sudden media attention Brunei has gotten.

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Teeth

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A contribution by Faiq Airudin

I had braces.

Growing up in the 90’s, there was certain romance to it. Protagonists on Saturday morning TV shows smiled into the camera, teeth glinting with braces. They spoke softly, softened by metal in their mouth. Braces were a ticket to social acceptance; at least that’s what I thought.

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