Our Third Eyes All Need Glasses

I paid the price for my naivety and optimism, as penance for going four days without sun cream I spent the next week and a half explaining to everyone I saw that I didn’t usually tan- let alone burn- but now my face and arms resembled ripe tomatoes and frankly I sounded like a liar. … Continue reading Our Third Eyes All Need Glasses

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The Oxford Experience

Arriving at Lady Margaret Hall (one of the lesser known Oxford colleges) felt a lot like stepping into an alternative universe, one frequented by detectives and debauched gentlemen from the last century- whose clothing style I will admit to imitating. The sky was still grey and the grass still green but there was a deer … Continue reading The Oxford Experience

The Unexpected Return of the Black Death

For most people going on holiday is an enjoyable and relaxing experience. Indeed, this stereotype rang true for most of my childhood, Ventnor was a typically picturesque corner of the Isle of Wight and it would be difficult to become hysterical in such surroundings. Yet somehow, I managed it (one might even say, admirably). We … Continue reading The Unexpected Return of the Black Death

Lycanthropy is alive and well in Tunbridge Wells

Several years ago now, on the 15th of August 2015 to be exact, whilst sitting on a high rock (one of the several surrounding Toad Rock in Tunbridge Wells) admiring the surrounding landscape with Hannah, a strangely dressed boy who I assumed was about 12 but turned out to be closer to 16 jumped onto … Continue reading Lycanthropy is alive and well in Tunbridge Wells