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Lamia

Unravelling herself from the Gordian Knot that is sleep, Lamia, who has eyes like a peacock, stared nervously at her reflection in the adjacent mirror. Her vermillion-spotted body felt endless […]

Manchester

Year Abroad. Part 18: Essaix-en-Provence

And at last, my friends visited. Early morning flights means early morning landings, and I was there to welcome them, beret on head, sign in hand. There were 5 of them, […]

Zac Turner

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 […]

Ellen Roberts-James

Excuse My French: Settled in Geneva

So far my time in Geneva is completely – and joyously – opposite to France. The Swiss way of life suits me very well. I even run and eat porridge […]

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Excuse My French, Part 11: Au revoir Avignon!

The 17th of December marked my last day in Avignon. Despite the final few exams in the last week (because by this point we had simply stopped caring) we enjoyed […]

zac

Year Abroad. Part 10: Home time

So here marks the end of my first semester, and it makes sense to end it as I began: hot, tired and uncomfortable. I’m sitting on a Ryanair flight to […]

Montpellier

Excuse My French, Part 7

So, naturally, our exams were inevitably followed by our exam results. After a few fails and a few actually quite pleasant surprises, and one minor dispute over proper English with […]

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Simple Animal

Students! Let me introduce myself: Miriam, 33 (I knooow!), alumni of QMUL (English lit, 2013) and founder of www.simple-animal.co.uk I would like to tell you a little bit about Simple […]

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Spoiler-Free Review) – A Magically Original Trip Back to a Beloved World.

You are dripping with sweat, lying in bed, and although these people are nice they ain’t half weird; floating plates; levitating food; this blonde beauty that is inside your head; […]