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Notes on “The Stranger” by Albert Camus

The narrative is separated into two parts, presenting Meursault’s first hand view of the events before and after the murder, respectively. What follows is a description of the character in act one. 375 more words


FFfAW - The bridge

This bridge saved my life.

It was raining – it always is – and I was cold, alone and afraid. I couldn’t go home, she would be there, I’d have to wait until tomorrow. 429 more words


Friday Musings

I pepper the papers of my students with red marks, and let the ink dots telegraph the course of their thought experience. Each sentence is a frontier. 69 more words


My Cuban Adventures

Monday, February 27, 2006

Cameron’s Cuban Adventures – Part 1

Current mood: contemplative

Entering the Frank Pais Airport in Holguin, I felt calm, collected, and confident. 2,198 more words


I was told to use my sense of humour - and I WARNED them!!

Today, I shocked my students during a trip to the Science Museum. They asked excitedly: ‘Sir, what are we doing next?’ I replied: ‘We’re going to search the building for the three students I lost last year.’ Later, a head count revealed that one student was (temporarily) missing. 45 more words


Snowpiercer - Film Review

When several angry passengers in third class get tired of the food, Captain America tries to upgrade them to first class, but Ed Harris sends Tilda Swinton, an army of axe-wielding henchmen and one unlucky fish to stop them while a post-apocalyptic ice age rages outside. 22 more words


The Guest - Film Review

In this action-packed remake of Pier Paolo Pasolini’s ‘Teorema’, a blue-eyed stranger shakes up a middle class family whilst evading the military on route to his ultimate goal in life – to become a fireman. 13 more words