I’ve already written about my university experience and some of the reasons I didn’t enjoy it. You can read all about it here Recently, I came across a photograph on Facebook taken by a friend of a friend. It showed a group of people sitting in a student kitchen, all smiles and hugs, with a … More Essay – Submarine Warfare in the Halls
Aren’t we clever, Aren’t we funny, Aren’t we so ironic? Here’s a chance to be like us, Postmodernistic tonic, Be like us, club like us, Be in our little club, A club for all you suckers, You middle-class fuckers, Stealing signs and filling the kitchen with porridge, We’re so funny we could cry, We’re so … More Poem – Aren’t We Clever?
I own all the Smiths albums and have been a fan since I was in my late teens. They are not my favourite band but I like them a lot and their relatively small discography makes them an ideal choice for compiling a great playlist. Here’s my choices – I hope you enjoy. The Smiths … More The Smiths – Playlist
It’s been a bad day. As you walk back to your dorm room along the drizzle-sodden pathways, past the grim, grey halls of residence you finger the object in your coat pocket. Old faithful – always there. Staggering up the stairs, you pull the comforting metal keychain out and grasp it in your right hand … More Welcome to the Machine – 2oo Words
Let’s get the clichés out the way first – your college or university days are meant to be the best of your life. But for me, the three years I spent as an undergraduate were marked by the onset of what I now know to be depression which haunted me then and continues to do so. … More Everyday is Like Glum-Day