While both diarising and writing auto-ethnographically could enable a more reflexive research practice, one of their limitations relates to the form within which they are forged--the written word.
My first few months of fieldwork involved compulsive diarising at the end of a day's observations and interviews.
Another reason that I found diarising to be an insufficient avenue through which to convey fieldwork experiences comes across as a guilty admission: fieldwork is tiring and writing is work.
"Stressed out Nettel parents spend their evenings forever scheduling, organising and diarising
about how to execute the next day's business commitments amid their children's pick-ups and drop-offs," he said.
Available in a single size, these mittens could also be of use to budding novelists as a place to put their writing implements while diarising
Many Saudis love watching Oprah and Dr Phil (p.133)-in which unhappy pastimes, let us face it, they scarcely differ from many Australians--and the government has even founded a tame Official Community of Saudi Arabian Bloggers (OCSAB), among whom immorality, anti-Islamic comments, and diarising
are forbidden (p.138).
Lengthy uninformed discussions ensue before the remainder of the session is devoted to diarising
the next meeting.
These were my logs if you like, detailing and diarising
all things pertaining to the national team from the time we touched down in New York for the pre-tournament camp through to seeing Jim Leighton, Colin Hendry and the likes ripped apart on a French field.
Matthew's footnoting is in many ways a greater achievement than Gladstone's own diarising
. Gladstone was merely recording what he did, with little comment.