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5 June 2015

An 8-step programme of entertainments delectations and fascinations for the amusement of the burnt-out student body. By long-time student and procrastinator, Heather Stewart Read more…

27 April 2015

Below is my part of a group presentation we recently gave as part of our communications module, slightly longer than the one I actually gave due to time constraints. It outlines what not to do in an eye test with children – told from the perspective of a rather prickly Victorian! Read more…

16 April 2015

As Shakespeare once said: ‘Love goes to love as a schoolboy from his books, but love from love, towards school with heavy looks’ – and indeed, towards school with heavy looks was what I was doing the last week of last term. All the tiresome business of looking after one’s own life… Read more…

12 March 2015

Question: If an infinite number of students are given an infinite number of exam papers, then at least one of them surely will get 100% right, right? Alternatively, if me, or you… Read more…

20 February 2015

Calamity of all calamities, oh the horror, oh woe. I caught a cold, and on a Friday too – perhaps the worst day of lectures. I think internally moaning to myself about how much I didn’t want to be sat in that last late lecture may be the only thing that got me through it… Read more…

5 February 2015

What is it exactly? Porridge, porage, pottage, oatmeal, oats, grits, gruel, rolled oats… all of the above? The status of porridge in recent years has been exalted from workhouse sludge to the latest health fad, but is there more to these precious flakes of gluten than meets the eye? Read more…

9 January 2015

I've recently joined the student Creative Writing Society at Anglia Ruskin, and here's one of my festive efforts. Christmas Dinner Did you bring the fois gras and the chestnuts and the sauce? I didn’t have time, but I brought another course. On the way here I took out a horse… Read more…

12 December 2014

If you’re reading this then you’re still alive and you made it through the first weeks of term, and however you managed it – coffee, aspirin, a moderately active healthy lifestyle, congrats!I really mean that too… Read more…

1 December 2014

There really is no way of me saying this without offending some part of our university community but here goes – I didn’t like freshers’. That might sound a tad grumpy so early on in the semester but here’s why… Read more…

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