Filling the void

Yesterday saw Crystal Palace victorious in the Championship Playoff final and book their place in the Premier League. The day marked not only a triumphant moment for the Eagles, but also the end of the football season. Gone is league and cup football now for a couple of months. I know England are playing this […]

Life as a History student (in rhyming form)

From enjoyment, to boredom, to sheer frustration, From working hard to skilled procrastination, From Vikings to modern day, finance to wars, From society to legislation, the bills, acts and laws Be it migration, be it crime, be it medicine and health, Be it industrialisation, agriculture, poverty and wealth. Throw in some data, and statistics for […]

A Word on (and a few questions about) Les Miserables

Les Miserables, or ‘The bloody miserables’ as a family friend prefers to call it, was released on DVD this week, and I must admit I can’t wait to get a copy. A few years ago I went to see the stage show, and despite quite liking the songs, and admiring the talent of the performers, […]

Football, but not as I know it. A word on Sir Alex

Okay, we have all heard the news by now about Sir Alex Ferguson’s decision to retire at the end of the season. If you hadn’t heard it before you read the first sentence of this post then sorry for breaking it in that simplistic way, but where have you been all day?!?! Anyway, this isn’t […]