As an English student, I spend a lot of my time studying the meanings and implications of words, phrases, sentences, chapters and texts. There are some words that are very easily defined – “candlestick”, for example, or “front door”. Then you have words like “match” which could mean one of the following: an easily ignited … Continue reading Redefining Music As You Know It
I’ve been thinking a lot recently about what it means to be a Christian at University, and how exactly I/we fit into society and the church. I have often marvelled at how the life a student leads is perpetually estranged from the “real world”, and how we as students tend to warmly embrace this unhealthy … Continue reading Go For The Hard Cell
This is a fantastic video of a young girl summarising the plot of one of the Star Wars movies through the eyes of a 3 year old. Whilst some of us might chuckle at her childish interpretations, it’s actually a surprisingly accurate review! Being young and culturally/socially ignorant means that she literally tells the story … Continue reading Star Wars and The Gospel: A Formidable Combination
I turn 20 today, and that’s a pretty terrifying prospect for me. I’ve enjoyed my teen years a lot, and it’s strange to think that I’ll never get them back – regardless of how childish my behaviour might be. I’m not one for sentimentality, but I’d like to mark the end of teen-hood by ironing … Continue reading 20? I’d quite like my teenage years back, please.