Category Archives: England

The Inseparability of Twins 

Twins are not that rare a phenomenon, with 8-16 pairs of twins per 1,000 pregnancies in Europe, North America and the Middle East. Of these, around a quarter are a subset called mirror twins. There is a simple Thai phrase … Continue reading

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Goodbye Grandad

We’ll miss your twinkly eyes and trademark floppy hair. Your inevitable snooze after lunch. The work ethic that meant you conveniently forgot about being retired. The impressive community spirit that you built with Barbrooks store and your sporting endeavours. Reydon … Continue reading

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How to pitch an article (if you never want to be published)

Last week, I published this post named ‘All the Single Ladies,’ and after some encouragement, sent it to The Huffington Post for review. Unfortunately, I was a bit over-excited when I wrote to them and condensed all my words using hip hyphens. I … Continue reading

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All the Single Ladies…

I’m filling out a form, and one question asks for my marital status. I’ve been with Tom for almost a decade, but we’re not engaged, or married. So I tick ‘single’. It gets me thinking – why isn’t there isn’t an obvious in-between … Continue reading

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You’re broken? I’m broken too!

Today is the EU Referendum. It’s a big decision, and due to David Cameron’s bluff being called during his negotiations, it’s been given to us, the people. This isn’t an explicitly political post, but I wanted to share my favourite moments from … Continue reading

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Hit and run in Richmond Park

It was an unusual assembly. Our headteacher Mr Bugg was a man of few words, and as we sat cross-legged on the floor, he slowly made his way to the wooden lectern. Turning his head slightly, he revealed the contents of his right hand. … Continue reading

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The place I call home

Another bullet of a fly whips my cheek. Wind licks away a stream of tears, but I refuse to stop. The road recoils like a snake into the shade, trees drop treacherous twigs to catch my tyres. A chaffinch, collecting … Continue reading

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