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To Fucking Meningitis

Without meaning to sound like an absolute plonker, I do believe that the number 3 is rather significant in life…ok, wait, before you roll your eyes and turn the page […]

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What is the Human Soul? – The Dangers of Unsound Science [2/2]

In 1907, American physician Duncan MacDougall claimed to have weighed the human soul by placing dying people on a set of industrial measuring scales. He claimed that a half to […]

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Victoria Park and East London’s Contradictions

Victoria Park is a potent symbol of East London’s many contradictions, straddling the fluid border between South Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Here you can see impossibly expensive townhouses, staring down […]

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CONFESSIONS OF A MODERN-DAY LEPER

I thought I had it all. I was lucky enough to have been born into what they used to call a ‘middle-class family.’ But I guess my mother was right; […]

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Is Addiction a Disease?

Drug addicts: Are they weak-willed? Or really lacking in power to change?  I can think of times in my life when I was super strong-willed to get what I wanted, […]

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A Fight Worth Fighting!

My cousin Archie is polite, clever, and has a smile that will melt your heart, a wonderful boy, so why is each day a battle? In 2008, at just three […]

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What Exactly is a Superfood?

As next year will be fast approaching when August comes around, and the excitement of stationary shopping will pretty much cease by the 2nd of September, we need to find […]