Tag: old


Should old art and literature that contains politically incorrect content still exist in today’s society?

Arts Vote: 100% yes Jess Barrett  Literature that was created centuries, even decades ago, is still politically and historically relevant as it reflects the society at the time and shows the reader how much modern society has developed. Martha Griffiths  Pretending the past and it’s problems didn’t happen does not help moving on from them….


Esteemed literary journal finds new home at UEA

The Critical Quarterly literary journal will now be based in the University of East Anglia. Since its start at the University of Cambridge in 1958, the journal has published literary criticism, cultural studies, poetry and fiction. ‘CQ has a great tradition of printing brilliant but accessible criticism, across the whole historical range of English Literature,…

Creative Writing


Every day is a revelation. Even though the fantastical illusion of youth has been overshadowed by dreary routine, there is still wonder woven into the fabric of life. Day by day, we roll on like sand dunes on the horizon of a lonely desert — waiting for something to captivate us, like everything seemed to…


In brief

Coca-Cola exploring cannabis drinks   Drinks giant Coca-Cola has been in talks with a Canadian producer of marijuana to infuse the ingredient in their beverages. Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive constituent of cannabis, can help ease inflammation, pain and cramping. It would be the first entry of a major manufacturer of non-alcoholic drinks to enter the market….

OldVenue, TV

Retro TV

Father Ted and the IT Crowd Joe McManus Given that this article is chiefly aimed at students, I’m guessing most of you are roughly my age (nineteen-ish) and grew up watching great comedies like The IT Crowd, Peep Show, or The Office. However, I suspect not a great number of you have seen, or are…

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