Tag: Upset

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‘I pity Harry and Meghan’

In this dismal time, our country is facing a plethora of real, unavoidable issues: climate change, racism, a failing healthcare service, and a buffoon as prime minister (subject to opinion),  to name a few. However, issues of immigration laws and Brexit consistently rise to the top of our headlines. Therefore, I was shocked to see that some…

Creative Writing

Summer in September

Across from you, I hide in plain sight, sipping on a fix  Of iced coffee and neurosis. Watching your words spout Off into sentences which resolve into open air then collect  Into piles at my feet. Little tapes of thought reeling out  In tandem, a tangle, a tender blur of noise I cannot grasp Nor…

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How travelling can help with depression

Depression and mental illness affect many and both impede on one’s ability to carry out daily activities. Multiple factors in one’s life can contribute to this: such as their career, their relationships, their studies, and more. Getting away from this is often the hope of a lot of people, including myself at times, so how…

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Living in between two homes

It takes a lot of courage to leave everything behind and start a new life. At least that’s what everyone told me. Imagine living in a place for 18 years, having people that you trust, that you feel comfortable with, people that you call family. And then suddenly, you make the biggest decision of your…

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Bullying between house‘mates’

Sharing a house is a rite of passage, with many becoming infatuated with the idea after their first viewing of Friends. However, is living within the close confines of pizza box-hoarding students really all it’s cut out to be? Over the last few weeks, I’ve quickly realised my rocky experience with housemates is not uncommon….

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Capitalism and controversy – why marketers love to offend

In a society characterised by capitalism, consumerism and simply “having it all”, it is impossible to avoid advertisements and maintain immunity from the influence of ever-clever PR techniques. More than ever, marketers have the ability to work out precisely what makes you tick and exactly how to target you, and that is all thanks to…

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