All posts tagged culture

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Hole-Heart Boy

into a library of toxins enter the hole-heart boy   on a guanine dice-roll or a meiotic card-shuffle or god’s fingers poking a womb   “don’t we have it lucky?” […]

With Child

In an aisle at the supermarket’s centre was a shelf of too-large-to-be-true Perspex boxes. In every box was another box: a little white one, and in every little white box […]

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Why ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’ Epitomises Everything Wrong with Hollywood’s Current Approach to Movie Making.

Late last week, the new trailer for Columbia Pictures’ new reboot of Jumanji hit the internet, led by Hollywood’s new favourite leading man Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson alongside Kevin Hart […]

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Is the Government Responsible for our Individual Happiness? – [2/2] 

This week’s Headcandy theme is perhaps one of the most difficult yet in the column to address from a scientific perspective. Firstly, is happiness quantifiable? Perhaps to a very limited extent in the form of pleasure; […]

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XX: Feminist or Antifeminist?

As per every evening, I was looking for something to watch on Netflix when I came across XX, an anthology of four short horror stories told from a female perspective. […]

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Last Week

Centimetre by centimetre You opened up a hole in me At the start I barely noticed Until I Was standing at the airport gate Too early leaving you behind And […]

George Stubbs: 'A Chestnut Racehorse'

The Red Horse: Part One

Old Mama was a bay mare standing at fifteen-two hands. She was also the best horse that Pearson Michaels had ever gotten.  Given to him by an uncle on his […]

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A Portion To Appreciate

Whilst reading Eat, Pray, Love the other day (which is a pretty great book), there was a quote in there that I really liked: “Namely, the idea that the appreciation […]

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Brotherhood

You snuffed out your cigarette With a cruel stamp Of your twisted foot. The ash spilled out, Out into silence Where air and sweat Mingled with the dying light.   […]