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Exclusive Review of Pet Sematary

Stephen King’s film adaptations have often been famously hit and miss. Sometimes you get a classic like Carrie or The Shining, sometimes it’ll be an atrocity like Dreamcatcher or Cell. […]

Personal Platform: A Single Moment

This short story was influenced by Ali Smith’s Artful, a novel which plays with time, form, narrative and imagination. My story has the similar theme of grief as in her […]

Personal Platform: ‘Late’

It’s late autumn; the leaves are nestled under tree trunks or half shoved into dirty drains. The sun hasn’t even risen and the heavy drops of rain are  rolling down your […]

Personal Platform: The Boy Who Thought He Was A Bumble Bee.

This short story reflects on Schopenhauer’s philosophy. Schopenhauer famously suggested that life is a perpetual cycle of suffering and boredom. We are never satisfied, because the ‘Will’ (the drive within […]

Personal Platform: London

This is a poem that I created for a modernism assignment. We were tasked with setting our alarm for a 12-hour period. Each time our alarm went off we had […]

Personal Platform: ‘Anorexia’

I was only twelve. I was overwhelmed. And it’s a story that we know all too well: of the little girl who learns to hate herself because of what she […]

B more creativ wiv langwidge.

Dogmatic. Dogged determination. Dog dog dog. Why do these words have to include the word dog? Since when were dogs so opinionated or determined? Of course, I know that ‘dogmatic’, […]

The Baby-Faced Boss of POD-X: Interview with Hazera Chowdhury.

“I’ll have a watermelon smoothie please,” says Hazera Chowdhury to the bar staff. I met with her in a rooftop café in Bethnal Green for our interview. Hazera chats away […]

The Pin – A poem about sexuality

It’s that confused look in your eyes That gets me When I say I don’t like girls; I like guys And when you accept it, a few minutes late, You […]