Monthly Archives: May 2013

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What have I been listening to lately?

Some are more contemporary than others but regardless I’ve found them all to be good tunes. I’m considering making this a regular thing, fortnightly perhaps. Whilst I’m on the subject… What do people think about the new Daft Punk album?    

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Precognition: The Science of Divination

Allow me to share a personal story with you all. For the longest time I once suspected that I might have had mental problems when I was younger. It was nothing overtly serious such as split-personality disorder or being overly violent (although I did have a reputation for having a short fuse!), rather I began […]

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What’s the deal with Zombies?

Every monster has their time in the limelight. Vampires and Werewolves, both staples of horror, had their time when the Underworld and Twilight franchises were in full flow. Now it seems that Zombies are the current ‘in-thing’ amongst both Hollywood and Gaming circles. Not only have we got “The Walking Dead” captivating audiences worldwide but […]

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Latin… Bloody Latin…

If you follow my posts frequently you might have gathered that not only do I have a fondness for the classical world but also for philosophy and proverbs from every end of the earth. Here I have compiled a collection of what I feel are some of the best proverbs from Ancient Rome. Some of […]

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Going Medieval

In the run up to my impending Medieval exam tomorrow I’ve been revising two topics that I will be tasked with writing about, topics that I feel confident enough about to share with you. I know this is somewhat odd from me but I feel that this is a good way of retaining knowledge, one […]

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Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

Film Review: Star Trek Into Darkness Director: J.J Abrams Production Studio: Skydance, Bad Robot, Paramount Pictures Starring: Benedict Cumberbatch, Chris Pine , Simon Pegg, Zachary Quinto, Zoe Saldana, Karl Urban Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise take on a new enemy from within their own ranks, an enemy with unclear motivations […]

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Renaissance, Enlightenment… Revelation?

Society as we know it has been forged over the course of millennia, it has been shaped and melded by movements and ideologies that range from the sweeping vistas of Ancient Athens to the steps of Pretoria. History has shown, beyond a shadow of a doubt that modern society worldwide was created primarily through two […]