All posts tagged QMUL

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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 […]

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An Ultraviolet Waltz

She died on the roof where it was sunny, honey, From the backlash of the heatstroke in the crossfire While Wilson ached about tender women and liars * It’s said […]

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Pink and Blue

She had been letting the sun in through the window since February. In April, she heard the song that they would later refer to as ‘our summer song’. In June, […]

Photography: Josh Rawlinson.

Should We Embrace Genetic Modification? [2/2]

 The relatively new advent of CRISPR-cas9 (pronounced “crisper cass nine” and originally demonstrated in a 2012 study) has caused genetic modification to once again be thrust into the limelight. To […]

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Busting Election Myths Part Two: Commiserations and Celebrations

By the time you’ve read this, this column will already have aged. The election is over, and we (probably) now have a Government. The last column I wrote was about […]

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We Need To Talk About Food

When someone says the word ‘relationships’, it sets off a stream of images of romance, couples, even friendships, but what has recently arrested my attention is people’s relationships with food. Supermarkets are […]

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Pool of Tears

‘Curiouser and curiouser!’ cried Alice (she was so much surprised, that for the moment she quite forgot how to speak good English); ‘now I’m opening out like the largest telescope […]

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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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Underbelly Festival at London’s Southbank

Exam season is coming to an end. It is time to put your books down, allow your skin to see the sunlight again, and to breathe a HUGE sigh of […]