Those in the know

Sunday, September 28th, 2008 by

We – people our age, ‘our generation’, youths, kids, teens, etc. – are in a strange kind of limbo. Some of us grew up with computers and can install an operating system in a matter of hours; some of us grew up with computers and yet have difficulty accessing our emails; and some simply don’t know how to do anything more useful than ‘Poke’ on facebook. Regardless, I think the general consensus is that we are computer kids of a computer age. (How many hours, for example, have I spent in front of a monitor today? I’m so not answering you that one.)

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iTunes Infestation Station

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007 by

Some (well quite a few) views on the music world, but iTunes decided the topics. I started it off on shuffle and whatever came on obviously gave me thoughts. Read to find out what they were…

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Silent but Violent

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007 by

Ahead of this Friday’s CAIRS Concert, which features the crème de la crème of school talent, ace reporter Dave Sharman caught up with Silent Devices’ frontman Josh Coyne, whose band will be performing on the night.


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What is Feminism?

Saturday, February 3rd, 2007 by

Dan’s got women on his mind… and he’s got some philosophical help.

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Zone Drone

Friday, February 2nd, 2007 by

This weekend sees the return of the Super Bowl. It’s the pinnacle of American sport, American culture and just about anything else that parades itself under that Star Spangled Banner which is so despised throughout many quarters of the world.
The Super Bowl is a massive event which attracts billions of television viewers worldwide. For one Sunday each year, everything Uncle Sam invades the world’s consciousness in order to celebrate the ‘World’ Championship of a sport almost exclusively played in North America. Not all American exports are quite so welcome, though…
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Is Robert Smyth School the new M25?

Saturday, January 27th, 2007 by

10.25 a.m. Any given corridor in the school. Traffic is moving about as freely as beer from the taps of a public house under the jurisdiction of Sharia law. Though what is to blame for this, and why did it lead to me witnessing a flurry of fists the other week as my colleague and I made our way from our lesson to our tutor room?

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The Neck

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007 by

The Neck is not a bin

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An Angry Letter To An Authority

Friday, December 22nd, 2006 by

When Dan Gee heard the latest ‘politically correct’ move by his local parish council it all became too much…

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Curry for Crimbo!

Friday, December 15th, 2006 by

I’m fed up with turkey!

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Christmas Unwrapped

Wednesday, December 13th, 2006 by

What do you wish for this Christmas? A pair of GHDs? The X-box 360? The new iPod Nano?

Or what about water that’s safe to drink? What about textbooks to aid your education? What about essential medicines?

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