Tag: murder on the orient express

  • A reason to feel like an ignorant human being?

    A reason to feel like an ignorant human being? Hmm well I know nothing of world history. There, I’ve said it. I can just about tell you about World War I and II (the reason I dropped History after Year 9 because I simply couldn’t take another lesson about Adolf Hitler), the Industrial Revolution, castles […]

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  • Resolutions

    Aaaah 2012, the year I have looked forward to for 2 very particular reasons- Sherlock series 2 and The Hobbit Part 1. Yes, that really is it. Not the Olympics. Sorry, I’m not a fan, regardless of whether the best athletes in the world will happen to be walking around London this year. Yes I […]

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  • On feeling dislocated

    Right now, I’m confused. For the last seven years I was merrily attending Macmillan Monday-Friday, waking up at 7, bus at 20 to 8, lessons until 2:45 then bus home. Even when I moved into sixth form I stayed on at Macmillan, meaning 2 more years on the 5-year standard in a place that I […]

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  • How is it so easy for people to just not care?

    I experienced this problem throughout secondary school, I arrived at Post-16 and foolishly thought ‘right, you’ve all chosen to be here studying subjects you also got to pick, so everyone ought to care about their grades/education’. Nope, turns out there were still quite a worryingly large group of lazy sods who coasted all year doing […]

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