Category Editorial

EDITORIAL VII – Homogenised

2015 has been a long year. It has been a hard year. As it draws to a close I have reflected not just on the path travelled but prospected the road ahead. My time at university is drawing to a close with my graduation a not so distant elephant. I have been toying with notions […]

EDITORIAL VI – 2015 UK General Election Report

Good day to you all, As the dust settles after a rather interesting election, I’d like to take the time to discuss what happened and why I think it happened. I will also take a tentative look at what is to come following the weeks result. I will present the results and examine the discrepancy between […]

EDITORIAL V – JANUS LOOKING DOWN/UP ON/AT ME

So, I sit here in the evening on New Year’s Day, thinking about Janus. January is named after this particular roman god. Janus had two faces, and had the ability to see both into the past and into the future. He was said to be the god of new beginnings, transitions, ends; also gateways, doors […]

EDITORIAL IV – Four Weeks In

We shall call this the four week introduction. I have now completed week 0 through 3 of my physics foundation year and it has certainly been hectic. When I first moved in it was somewhat of a bizarre experience. I have four international housemates and they are generally very reclusive. International freshers week runs the […]

TRAVEL 2012 – Half Way Round

Ok so here I am sat in Helsinki, not going out tonight, so I thought I would briefly talk about some of the things that i have experienced. Moscow is a cold city, not to say the weather was bad, but it is a hard place to get along with as a solo traveller. Very […]

TRAVEL 2012 – Departure Lounge

Ok so I am off on holiday for three weeks, touring Russia and Scandinavia. I fly to Moscow via Riga, then get the train on to St. Petersburg, then on to Helsinki. From their it is a boat across the Baltic to Stockholm, followed by trains to Oslo and Copenhagen in turn, the flight back via […]

War & Peace 2012 – Retrospective

A few weeks ago I attended The War & Peace Show; it is the largest show of military vehicles on the planet. Re-enactors, vehicle owners, enthusiasts and aficionados from all over the world gather at the Whitbread hop farm in Kent for five days of displays, trading and discussion. The show website can be found […]