All posts tagged war

Book Review: Chris Ayres’ ‘War Reporting for Cowards’

Whether it is finding yourself out way too late in Shoreditch, realizing half way through your second year at Uni that you actually hate your degree, or simply stumbling into […]

The Most Famous Couples in Literature.

What better way to get in the ‘Valentines’ mood than to reminisce on the greatest love stories in literature? These couples show the different aspects of love that make their […]

RAF Duxford – a tribute.

RAF Duxford is an old RAF aerodrome just outside of London which I urge all Queen Mary Students to visit at some point during their time at university. It has […]

Personal Platform: The Girl Homer Left Behind.

 The exploration of womanhood, viewed by a child, who had failed to birth an heir and was auctioned amidst a war, to lay beside the man who Lyrnessus heard before […]

Tormented – A Poem About Eating Disorders.

I’m a war unto myself, gambling away my health, Raging mood swings, feeling faint as my head swims- From lack of food An empty void occupies my tummy; my days […]

Getting Used To War.

Words by Charlotte Rubin and Tracy Jawad When the electricity in the UK goes off (in the rare moments that this happens in “developed” countries), you point out how unusual […]

The Sorrows of War: Remembrance Day and Remembrance Art

No, Remembrance Sunday does not glorify war; it never has, and never will. Yes, you would be right to say that the symbol of the poppy has its roots in […]

Exclusive Review: Pawel Pawlowski’s ‘Cold War’.

An enthralling and beautifully bleak love story. From the very first scenes all the way to the haunting and unforgettable ending, Pawel Pawlowski’s new feature length kept me transfixed and […]

Who controls the present, controls the past: History lost and forgotten.

From astrology and science to Mathematics, agriculture and trade, the Middle East harbours the groundworks of many modern Western society’s key institutions. Never mind that the world’s three dominant religions […]