All posts tagged London

Sien with Cigar Sitting on the Floor near Stove (1882) - Vincent Van Gogh

Clasina Maria Hoornik

I remember when the boatman found you Floating In the Schelde, And plucked you out as if you were A Clump Of damp black hair, Knotted around a shallow drain. […]

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Dear Bronte – I’m in Love With My Uni Housemate

Dear Bronte So I’m completely head over heels for my housemate. He’s getting over an ex and I’m getting over another guy I really like.  I know I’m probably only […]

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Final Stroke – A Found Poem

As anyone who has taken the Modernism module whilst studying English Literature at Queen Mary will know, a Found Poem is created by taking words, phrases and passages from other sources […]

Photography by James Denton. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamesdenton____/

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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Lana Del Rey’s First London Gig in Four Years at Brixton Academy

It is difficult to sum up just how excited I was for this gig. The tickets sold out in twelve seconds. The fact that I managed to get tickets to […]

Photography by Josh Rawlinson [https://www.instagram.com/joshua.rawlinson/]

What is the Human Soul, and Where Does it Come From? [1/2]

As human nature demands, mankind appears endlessly interested in diagnosing his own self, and his existence in relation to the world. The concept of human consciousness has been debated painstakingly […]

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Life of a London Rooman

Among the streets of a city in which the average cost of rent is above £1,500 per month, where even the humble ‘Spoons is more extortionate than your local back […]

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A Corpse’s Shadow

The body was in the boot, but its smell had crept through the car and sat down on the passenger’s seat. Frank thought it must have been a day old […]

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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?” […]