D.I.Y

Sep 23, 2016

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So we recently bought a new TV. I won’t bore you with all the details, but I will say one thing. It was big enough to require a new stand. Our old TV was broken, old and small. This new TV is shiny, curved and...

The Final Year

Sep 15, 2016

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There’s an ugly page my university runs that I’ve joined recently. It’s basically where students go to hash out their frustration at not being able to find accommodation before the new term starts (in just over two weeks), and barely anything gets done to resolve...

Prayer for my thoughts

Sep 9, 2016

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My greatest enemy is myself Detrimental to my health Always fretting about grades, looks and wealth There is no respite, from this my chosen way to live my life Sunday’s sermon is telling me, God’s got you – don’t worry But to...

Chicken Liberation

Mar 25, 2016

The other day I was stopped in town by a random. Total, complete random stranger. “Do you like chicken nuggets?” was her question (she had no idea who she was talking to – or maybe she did… racial profiling?) “Yeah, I love chicken nuggets,” I...

Pastimes

Mar 12, 2016

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A lot of people say French is the language of love. Personally, I pronounce French as H-T-M-L. HTML is the markup language used to create pretty much every single webpage ever in existence. And I love it. Without it, you wouldn’t even be able to...

Sound The Alarm

Feb 6, 2016

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Myself and burglar alarms have never really got on. For those thinking, ‘well that’s because you’re black, stupid!’ you can leave now. It’s more because, we’ve never really had to get on. For as long as I can remember, I’ve lived in reasonably safe surroundings. I’ll...

Speak

Jan 18, 2016

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I had an English teacher who would always suggest when we’ve finished writing stuff, we read it again to ourselves out loud. The aim was to pick up on mistakes we might not have noticed otherwise. Revolutionary. But what if we don’t like the sound of...

The Force Has Awoken

Dec 20, 2015

WARNING: CONTAINS SPOILERS!!! Last weekend, I went to see the new Star Wars film. I’ll be honest though, I was just there for the hype. I’ve never seen any of the previous six films, apart from Episode III where I dipped in and out...

Fifty Shades of Biscuit

Oct 2, 2015

It’s been about a year since I left them. As I think back on those wild, crazy evenings turned into mornings with my packets of McVitie’s milk & dark chocolate digestive biscuits – even if I didn’t want to – I see it was the...

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