Desperate times and double measures.

The other day, around mid-afternoon, I awoke in a somewhat crumpled/contorted heap on my bathroom floor. At first I was dazed, mildly confused as to how I’d come to adapt my dusty set of bathroom scales to a makeshift pillow, but this was soon forgot...

Bucket Lists

There's the age old saying of 'live everyday as if it's your last' and although I personally don't do this ( as sometimes it is simply to tempting to sit on the...

Wikipedia

The recent Wikipedia ‘blackout’ alerted something in my mind the other day. I found about the ‘blackout’ the hard way, by trying to access Wikipedia only to rea...

The bitter truth about university

As new students await the hefty new fees brought in by then con-dem government, I want to discuss just what you're paying for when you finally arrive. At the age of 19 when I first applied for Northumbria, the draws of the student lifestyle and a ...

One Day: Review

‎"Live each day as if it's your last", that was the conventional advice, but really, who had the energy for that? What if it rained or you felt a bit glandy? It just wasn't practical. Better by far to simply try and be good and courageous and bold an...