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El Corazon

Muffled, canned-music sound
of some rhythmic not beating
around a junkie’s dream,

everyone draws a different card,

He dresses in black, my veins
pulling white, tighter under… 79 more words


Five Fascinating Facts about Philip Larkin

Interesting facts from Larkin’s life

1. Philip Larkin wrote a number of stories featuring girls at boarding school. While he was completing his English degree at St John’s College, Oxford in 1943, Larkin started writing stories and poems – and even a whole novella, … 735 more words


How to deal with GCSE's- and not make the mistakes I did!

Okay as you all know, my time in secondary school is officially over and I can finally relax! Therefore as a gift to the upcoming year 11’s I’m going to give you all a sort of guide to make sure that your next school year runs smoothly when it comes to September. 493 more words

Writer's Digest Contest Win + Summer Blog Hiatus

The Writer’s Digest contest results are in and I came in first place!


Thank you so much to everyone who voted for my sentence. It took me weeks to craft that little bugger. 307 more words


Should Have Gone Into Hibernation

The heat’s killing me. I’ve spent all  of July either so tired my vision blurs or with a headache because the temperature’s about to change… 216 more words


How To Improve Your Writing.

Now there are many ways to go about this post. I can gather a bunch of quotes from successful authors telling you the best advice that worked for them or I could recommend some courses that will help you hone your craft. 440 more words


Study Smarter - Part I: Memory

The Y12 blog will be posting a five part smarter study series based on webinars hosted by Karen Boyes. She is an education guru that has become a leader in New Zealand for her thinking around studying and thinking dispositions. 340 more words

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