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News Passes Me By

News Passes Me By

I have a confession to make, and that is that whenever something big is happening I will almost always be the last to know. I’m not entirely sure why. It’s probably because I only ever read the supplements and not the actual newspapers, or I watch Have I Got News For You instead of the actual news, but even so I’m active on the internet and you’d think it would be harder for great events to completely pass me by…

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London!

London!

Today, I went to a Script Frenzy write-in up in London. For those of you that don’t know, Script Frenzy is the sister event of NaNoWriMo, or National Novel Writing Month. (Script Frenzy is also known as Screnzy). The aim is to write a 100-page script in the month of April. Apart from the fact it’s a script, not a novel, and it’s pages, not words, the main difference is that you’re allowed to write with a partner! For the…

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Student Occupations

Student Occupations

People are saying this isn’t yet a revolution. I think it is. After all, they thought we were all unmotivated idiots who took the education we had for granted – and yet there they all are, fighting for it, marching for it, braving the cold as they occupy buildings and wait for people to see sense and stop these fees from rising. Why can’t they just see that this is a bad idea? I’ve been following the protests closely. I…

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