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Universities: in a league of their own

It’s the time of year, autumn leaves are falling, freshers are beginning new lives at university, and the 2019 university league tables have been released. I can imagine that many applicants will be frantically worrying about these performances, just like I did. Is the university too good for me? Is it too low in the…

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Creative Writing: Dear Freshers

People like to give ‘advice’ Yet vice is all we hear: ‘Sing louder’ ‘Yell loudest’ ‘Go to Thailand’ ‘Get a tattoo’ ‘Drink more’ ‘Wear less’ ‘Join a team’ ‘Lead the team’ ‘Leave the team’ ‘Start again’ These are the things we ‘should’ do. But change ‘should’ for could, And obligation becomes opportunity, So you have…

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Creative Writing: Untitled

(i) vodka shot eyes: and the moon replies without warning, waiting for her Orpheus hardly there, fashioning rings from her red, red hair (ii) she was a meadow; taste of heather rattle of bone he Decembered her with marzipan lips and moans (iii) his arms howl like raindrops among the hailstones

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Creative Writing: All Aboard

I’m already late and I just got here. East Brook to West Claritas in ten minutes – St. Tumult four stops from Resolve Central – South Stationary to North Station in half an hour – Vulture’s Green replacement bus service from Thirsty Blues, Pink Velvet midway stop detour –Fast train to Hollow Pockets Station departing…

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