Hamilton Brown

Creative Writing

An Ordinary Man, and Extraordinary Day

Mr Jones liked to think that ordinary was better. If youíre ordinary, you’re neither noteworthy for being smart, nor noteworthy for being dumb; neither talented nor useless. If you’re altogether B grade, do a bit of everything relatively well, then you slide right past othersí peripheral visions. He took pride in the fact he was…

Film

Autumn Films to Curl Up To This Month

So, it’s officially autumn! That time of year when you can put on cosy coats and walk with a pumpkin spiced latte amongst the falling leaves. Or, when it’s a rainy day and you want a film to curl up to. So, I’ve got some suggestions for every genre over this season, from cult-classic Halloween…

Gaming, Venue

My all-time favourite game

When I think of my favourite game, I think of hours spent in my room, playing The Sims 4, creating characters and little stories within the game.  The franchise is basically a life-simulator game where you can create your own ‘sim’ and walk them through life, completing milestones like getting a job, building a house…

Film

How To Be Part Of The Film Community This Year

If you love film, then you’re in the right place! UEA has multiple film-related societies suited for any taste – including Cinema Society, Bad Film Society, Film-Making Society, Disney Society and many more! It is the perfect chance to not only meet new people and make new friends, but to watch movies and discuss them…

TV, Venue

A Rewatch Of Schitt’s Creek

Although ‘Ew, David’ is the phrase spoken by many fans, Schitt’s Creek is anything but a revolting show. Created by father and son duo Eugene and Dan Levy, the American sitcom focuses on the dynastic Rose family who, having lost their fortune, are forced to relocate to a grotty motel in the town of Schitt’s…

Music

“Music is overlooked more than it should be”: Lucas Fox on the importance of music, and why Lockdown didn’t stop him from being creative

In the age of COVID, when everything is online, someone always must have technical difficulties. This person was me, and no more was this apparent than when I tried to video call Lucas Fox, independent musician and first year UEA student, on Zoom for an interview. Owing most of it to my technical incompetence, and…

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