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#studentlife

November 14, 2013 2:51 pm1 comment
#studentlife

Poor, cold and grumpy. Those three words about sum up my current experience as a young adult living in a student house with two of my friends. This time last year I was excited. Excited about the prospect of venturing out of halls, sorting out my own bills and not […]

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How to Get Through Your QLC (Quarter Life Crisis)

July 22, 2013 2:17 pm0 comments
How to Get Through Your QLC (Quarter Life Crisis)

I can’t get away from it. Twenty seven years of age, presently living with the fiance’s parents in their (thankfully large) vicarage home, unmarried, no children, no house, and a temp job that is certainly feeling like my long-term job at the minute. It is quite clear, given the fact […]

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Swap Meat?

February 28, 2013 6:46 pm0 comments
Swap Meat?

Vegetarians up and down the land continue to sit atop their very high, very un-minced horses this week, using up their desperately low energy reserves in order to maintain a smug smile, as the meat scandal is trotted out (couldn’t resist) on every single news update. Honestly, it’s like the […]

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The PM’s trip to India – Another U-turn on Immigration?

February 22, 2013 1:11 pm0 comments
The PM’s trip to India – Another U-turn on Immigration?

So David Cameron has changed his mind about immigration (certain types of immigration). His stance for the last two years has been, ‘you are not welcome’. He spoke of getting migration targets down to tens, rather than hundreds of thousands and the way he was to achieve that was to […]

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Why vote for the Conservative Party? The Lost Generation

February 13, 2013 2:00 pm6 comments
Why vote for the Conservative Party? The Lost Generation

Aneurin Bevan, the Deputy Leader of the Labour Party between 1959-1960 once said ‘‘No amount of cajolery, and no attempts at ethical or social seduction, can eradicate from my heart a deep burning hatred for the Tory Party. ..So far as I am concerned they are lower than vermin.’’ Quite […]

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Exam-Centric Britain

January 28, 2013 6:00 pm0 comments
Exam-Centric Britain

Travelling on a bus may not be the most pleasant experience, but it can certainly be intriguing. When two young girls, aged about ten and six, got on the bus with their mother, I prepared myself for annoying and squabbling children for the rest of my journey. Instead, I found […]

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Words From The Streets – Interview with Tony Thorne

November 4, 2012 5:20 pm0 comments
Words From The Streets – Interview with Tony Thorne

Slang is created with the use of informal words and expressions, which are not expected to be part of a standard dialect or language. It’s used in different contexts, including SMS messaging, social networking sites, and spoken communication. Has slang changed in London since the early part of the 20th […]

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All You Need Is… Money?

August 6, 2012 5:00 pm5 comments
All You Need Is… Money?

Having very recently graduated from a well-respected English university, it is with a relatively small amount of regret that I admit; I have not yet found myself a place on the much-revered graduate employment scene. I am currently working part-time at a supermarket, as I have been doing since I […]

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