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Two Lumps of Sugar and Two Languages…

It’s Tuesday and today, as I make the dreaded decision to diet, eat healthy and get back on the exercise, I am also cutting down on my one true addiction: Tea. So, to mark this truly spectacular occasion (and before I tire of a complete lack of caffeine at only 10 o’clock), here’s a poem…

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The Garden.

Happy Monday morning, and what a lovely one it is! After a crazy week of poems, portfolios, pajamas, and a whole lot of typing in preparation for essay deadlines last Friday, there is no rest for the wicked as The Student Wordsmith’s ‘YOU’ is for University creative writing competition draws to a close in just…

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The Haunted Horrors of Eurovision… and Poetry!

Happy Saturday evening from The Student Wordsmith! It’s the weekend, the sun seems to be out at 7pm, and I’ve already spotted those ‘Eurovision Drinking Game Rules’ going up on student walls in preparation for the annual singing competition tonight… So, before the horrors (no doubt that there will be some) hit the stage, I…

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Dan Tunstall’s Big and Clever… Reviewed.

In a gritty tale of adolescence, friendship, and football violence, Dan Tunstall’s Big and Clever is a truly refreshing example of Young Adult fiction.   The book, a debut from Tunstall as a new author back in 2009, is published by Five Leaves Press (Nottingham), and is priced at just £6.99 – making it even…

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It’s A Knockout… This is one for the Students!

Source: 25.media.tumblr.com via Sophie-Louise on Pinterest   Happy Thursday! There comes a time in life when everything begins to slowly crumble beneath you slightly, like an ice glacier as you take those last ground-breaking steps towards Everest Base Camp, or, put plain and simply, like a game of dominoes; knock one down and the ripple…

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