Monthly Archives: March 2014

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Harper Lee has only ever written one book and that was published fifty-four years ago so it’s doubtful that she’ll ever have another out. Her reasoning for not producing a second novel is that it could never live up to … Continue reading

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A Third Pleasant Surprise

One sad thing is the fact that all the people I befriended in secondary school are away at universities all over the country 90% of the time. I’m probably able to keep the most contact with my friend Rory; every … Continue reading

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Another Pleasant Surprise

On the 23rd of November last year my uncle, Mardle (as we call him, but it’s not his real name, we just call him the same thing I called him when I was very young and unable to pronounce his … Continue reading

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A Pleasant Surprise

It occurred to me recently that I don’t write entries about nice things which happen to me often enough. Therefore, I have decided that each of this week’s posts will be on pleasant surprises that have made me quite happy. … Continue reading

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Time Capsule

Inspired by Laci Green’s recent time capsule video I’ve decided that I want to make a time capsule blog entry. Basically, what I’m going to do is write down several questions for the me of five years from now then, … Continue reading

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The Best Thing About University

A little under three years ago I started studying at Bath Spa University (as regular readers will know) and I have to say I’ve really loved my time so far. Everything has been wonderful: interesting seminars and lectures, lovely professors, … Continue reading

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Donkey Kong

This is an important game for lots of reasons. Firstly, this is the first appearance of Mario and also the first appearance of Donkey Kong, both of whom would go on to feature in and inspire various games. Furthermore, this … Continue reading

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This Entry is Problematic

I recently came across a Tumblr site called Your Fave is Problematic. What this website does is it takes celebrities and makes a list of every ‘problematic’ thing they’ve ever said, done, or taken part in. Mainly the lists are … Continue reading

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Trying to Sleep

The other day I had to be up at 7 a.m. in the morning. Luckily my current university schedule means that I usually never have to get up any earlier than 9 a.m. and that I can sleep in on … Continue reading

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The Tempest by William Shakespeare

This is one of Shakespeare’s comedic plays and I really did find it to be quite funny at times. It’s a bit of a weird story, but it’s not very long so if you have any kind of interest in … Continue reading

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