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How to be good in a big metal box

This video is entitled “How to be good in a big metal box”. These past few days have been glorious.  The sun has been shining and the wind has been low which means it has been perfect cycling weather. Despite feeling very happy I had a few moments of sadness.  In this video, I show [...]

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Child Of Our Time

Tonight and tomorrow sees the return of Child Of Our Time.  I am so looking forward to this. Nearly a year ago I wrote a blog post asking the BBC, “Where is Child Of Our Time?“.  I like to think that the series has appeared back on our screens because of my post.  Of course [...]

Spoons bar crawl

Protest, crawl and ppaaarrttayy

I had a bloody good time. On Saturday 11th February I was scheduled to work and did everything I could to get the day off. I managed it. The week before I had met up with Tom who had said about the idea of doing a Spoons bar crawl. That Saturday was also the day [...]

Everywhere in cities

Two cities

I meant to write this last year. Opps. I never got round to it. I went to Paris on my own back on November 21st. The accompanying photo album was waiting on my desktop to be uploaded here along with an article. Then it went to the front of the queue. It was joined by [...]

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The power of misreporting – 7-Legged has been cancelled

I am a University of Nottingham alumni and I am disappointment at a decision the Students’ Union has made. I have written to the SU and awaiting their reply. Here’s my I am angry: The University of Nottingham’s Student Union in a statement on the 6th February announced that the 7 Legged event would cease. [...]

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Anti-Trump protest

On Monday 30th January 2017, I took part in the anti-Trump protest in London. It was a demonstration organised within just two days. Thousands of people lined the streets of Whitehall to voice their opinions. This was in response to Trumps executive ordering banning the entry into the US from 7 Muslim majority countries. It [...]

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Starbucks, you need to change

Dear Starbucks, You need to look at one of your franchised stores. Their behaviour is wasteful and wrong. I went into your coffee shop and asked for a white chocolate mocha, and stated loudly that I wanted to drink in. The barista picked up a takeaway cup and asked for my name. “Ohh no, to [...]

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No trousers on the tube 2017

Back on Sunday 8th January, I took part in the no trouser on the tube event. It started in New York in 2002. It has continued every year over there and since spread across the world. Each year, around this time, the “no pants subway ride” as it is known in the states occurs. There’d [...]

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Happy New Year 2017!

Happy New Year everyone! 2016 was a pretty great year for me. A huge thank you to everyone who made it wonderful. Life can be taken so fast so it’s important to grasp it and enjoy it. Live it! Carpe diem. YOLO. I shall make 2017 a special one. The plans on how to do [...]

Movember

Movember 2016′s efforts

For a total of 28 days I worked hard.  Very hard.  I grew this beauty. Ummmm yeah. But I had to cut it short. Here’s a short YouTube video I have made: Samuel x