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MP persuades Brand: not voting is ‘pointless’

Labour MP for West Bromwich East Tom Watson claims to have persuaded comedian Russell Brand that not voting is a ‘pointless act of apathy’.

The comment came in a wide-ranging and exclusive interview for Epigram on Wednesday 25 February, in which Watson spoke alongside Labour candidate for Bristol West Thangam Debbonaire whilst on a visit to University of Bristol to speak to Labour supporters and encourage students to vote in the General Election on 7 May. 447 more words


‘I just can’t get no sleep’: the dangers of student insomnia

Students of Bristol are risking serious long term health issues by not getting their necessary quality and quantity of sleep.

Humanity has revered the ability to go without sleep for much of its history. 897 more words


I Love it When They Hate Me (Martial, 6.60)

“My Rome praises, loves, and sings my little books—
Every pocket, every hand holds me.
Look: someone turns red, yellow, is dumbstruck, looks again, and hates! 47 more words


What we don't see.

There is no diamond or jewel in the world that sparkles brighter than a woman’s eyes when she is in love.

Thinking through Israel

As a girl from a Jewish family, I had visited Israel often. In recent years, though, I had grown uneasy at how little I knew about the tensions in the region, especially regarding the Israel-Palestine conflict.  736 more words


Wit Snippet #64

The monster under my bed’s nothing. I’m much less
Afraid of nothing now there’s a monster in my bed.


The 5 Best Anti-Valentine Poems

Overpriced roses, cutesy teddies and the distant sound of bewildered men rummaging through lingerie departments can only mean one thing. Valentine’s Day is upon us. 563 more words