Construction of Scotland Class: Reflective Blog

Week 2 (6-12 October) Reflections on class work: In class this week, we discussed how the perception of Scotland is formed in relation to our speech. I believe that Scottish people find difficulty in differentiating between their informal regional dialect and their formal traditional English tongue. The conflict between these two registers has to a […]

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Essay on Predestination in The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie is a novel by Muriel Spark which follows an eccentric unconventional teacher in a traditional girls’ school. This essay will examine to what extent the idea of predestination is reinforced and how far it is challenged in the novel. In this essay, I will discuss how Jean Brodie attempts […]

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The Haunting of the Slender Man. Visual Poetry Video.

As part of my recent creative writing assignment, we were told we could include elements of experimental poetry. I took this idea and ran with it; creating a YouTube video of a visual poem I wrote on the (modern) urban legend: Slender Man. Watch and enjoy!

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Stereoscope. A Poem.

You lived within a sphere of scorching sun, tropical rain and green grass. A thick bubble floating in time, upside down from the outside. A small infinity, containing a million squashed stars, rich with sparks. We have a never-ending story that repeats in loops, rewinding yet again when the end comes too soon. Replaying through […]

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Adopt a Polar Bear!

Today, I received my polar bear adoption pack from WWF! They’re such a great charity who do amazing work around the world to protect endangered animals. To adopt an animal is only £3 a month and it all makes a difference. I’m looking into what else I can do to support and what kind of […]

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