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The Emotions in Writing (Quote of the Day)

It’s interesting to me to think that we may each have one facet of our emotions that “informs our writing,” as Ben Elton seems to imply. 354 more words

Writing

Blind Faith by Ben Elton

This book was recommended to me by one of my tutors after my feedback before Christmas. It’s based in a future society, where social media has developed phenomenally, and people no longer have any privacy in their lives. 364 more words

Contextualisation

Happy birthday to Ben Elton. I hope you will not object if I offer my most enthusiastic contrafibularities

Though largely an unknown name in the US, Ben Elton was a writer on two of the BBC’s best eighties comedies, The Young Ones and Blackadder. 83 more words

Funny

What I Read In April!

Welcome to the second installment of “What I Read”, where I go through the books I’ve read in the month! This month I read two books, one better than the other, but two very different books altogether.

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We Will Rock You

Last summer, We Will Rock You  – a musical written around some of Queen’s biggest hits – came to The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle. I have always loved Queen’s music – they are easily my favorite band – and was therefore very excited to have the opportunity to see this particular show. 453 more words

Music

Britains May Have Talent But I'll Never Know - Why I Wont Be switching On Tonight

The new series of Britains Got Talent starts tonight!

I know this because I have seen it advertised on the T.V, I have heard it mentioned on the radio and I listened to numerous discussions at work about it, but as usual I wasn’t able to join the conversations. 888 more words

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