All posts tagged drugs

Drink Spiking – Be Aware

As I close the chapter that is university in the book of my life so far, I find myself reflecting upon my three-year journey and naturally Fresher’s Week comes to […]

Incarceration And Psychosis

‘I can hear the shouting before I’ve even cleared the gate. Disorganized obscenities and threats mix with stern warnings. There’s fear in everyone’s voice. A patient with mental illness, scared […]

Exclusive Review: The Haunting of Hill House.

With winter wind whacking at your windows and chilling gusts approaching, what is more fitting than watching a Netflix original horror? Before watching The Haunting of Hill House, I was […]

Exclusive Review: Bryan Singer’s ‘Bohemian Rhapsody.’

*SPOILERS will follow.* “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? Caught in a landslide/ No escape from reality” is the start of Bohemian Rhapsody. In the opening scene […]

‘Smart’ drugs – What do they really do?

From pulling all-nighters and forgetting to eat, to replacing all the blood in your veins with Red Bull, the academic demands of University life undoubtedly pushes students to extremes. In […]

‘Smart’ Drugs – What do they really do?

Statistics vary wildly with regard to the extent of their use, but no doubt anybody in academia will hear about the use of attention-improving drugs such as modafinil and ritalin. […]

A Mad Tea-Party

‘So, don’t make me sad, don’t make me cry Sometimes love is not enough and the road gets tough I don’t know why Keep making me laugh – Let’s go […]

Leigh Bowery

Leigh Bowery was a man who was confidently unconventional. An icon. An enigma. The Australian-born performance artist, designer and model for artist, Lucian Freud, created controversial looks and embraced a […]

Year Abroad. Part 17: La nuit de la verrerie

Nights are normally quieter here in Aix, except for one night. There is a road here called La Rue de la Verrerie and once a year, this bar-lined street in the old town, towered over […]