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Tans, tools and trashy television

Some people will watch anything and everything that is on television, and there’s others that will only watch a core selection of programmes and refuse to watch anything else. I, like most people, am somewhere in the middle. That’s the … Continue reading

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2010: friends, festivals and fun

So here we are, at the start of another year. It’s scary to think that the next time I write a round-up of my year, I’ll no longer be a teenager. But hey, that’s a year away. Anything could happen … Continue reading

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So This Is Christmas

This is the first year I’ve spent the build-up to Christmas away from my own home town, and while I’m looking forward to going back on Saturday, I’ll also miss Bournemouth. In it’s own quirky way, it’s become like my … Continue reading

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Fighting for the Future: the Tuition Fee Protests

Unless you’ve been avoiding the news completely, you’ll know that the student protests about the planned rise in tuition fees up to as much as £12,000 a year have been taking place all over the country today. Following the massive … Continue reading

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Late nights and lack of mornings

It’s eleven thirty in the evening, and I’m sitting on my laptop. I know I should go to bed, as I’ve got a nine o’clock lecture in the morning, but I can’t. My body clock won’t let me sleep even … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: A month of madness

If you haven’t already worked it out, and from my tweets and such it’s been pretty hard not to, I’m partaking in NaNoWriMo this year. The challenge of writing 50,000 words in a month is something I’ve never done before, … Continue reading

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Unplugged – could you go 24 hours without media?

My MJS lecturer encouraged us all to take part in a global experiment called Unplugged, to last 24 hours without any form of media. Phones, iPods, radio, computers and newspapers were all out of the question. We had to write … Continue reading

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