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Every student is important to us

We are employed

taking half made boxes,

shaping them,

taping them into place

to maintain rigidity,

putting on a stamp

with the company logo

and their supposed use. 74 more words


A Familiar Squirrel

The first thing you realise when you come to Keele University is that they weren’t kidding about the squirrels.

Those grey balls of fluff are everywhere: scurrying over the ground, scrambling up the trees, scavenging for nuts to bury before winter sets in. 479 more words


The Grand Duke’s Telegram arrives at Keele Hall

The cries of the stable-lads and farriers

mingled with the flash of metal on cobble,

words of love and the slap of a hand

on a damp satin flank… 178 more words


The Finales

It’s September 26th 2017.

My good friend and I are moving into our new accommodation. It’s as bad as we expected but we try to keep positive. 483 more words


I Wish for More Moments Like These Down at the KPA


Four years I’ve liked her (a lot).

Yet, I’ve still never told her. Waiting for her. But, then perhaps over dinner?


Lady Peacock enters, and the previously roaring bar falls silent. 192 more words


Managing in the Middle

My husband Rob’s tenure as an acting head of department at Keele University comes to an end on April 1st, and it can’t come soon enough. 682 more words