Self Definition

I Shop, Therefore Who am I?

Caragh Little | Posted 27.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

This weekend, I went on a shopping expedition to a popular Belfast shopping centre. I more often shop online, but just this once, as the Autumn sunshine made the indifferent summer seem a million years away, I spent a couple of hours in the shops.

To Thine Own Selfie Be True

Caragh Little | Posted 02.05.2014 | UK Tech
Caragh Little

The selfie is so last year perhaps, but it's hardly a new concept: it's today's equivalent of the artist's self-portrait, in the same way that instagramming your lunch is just the current version of still life. Humankind has always tried to bear reality through gazing into its own identity.

One Character in Four Thousand...

Caragh Little | Posted 17.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Caragh Little

The new school year is only a few weeks old, and it's started already: the awkward moment when a final year student shuffles over after class, shamefaced, a piece of paper or a memory stick in their hand, and asks me whether I would read the Personal Statement for their UCAS form.

Closet Skeletons

Caragh Little | Posted 27.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Caragh Little

It's a funny experience, the Eminem thing. Clearing out your closet. The annual weeding out of the garments which have got too big, too small, too o...