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The Hero Of Your Own Story

The Hero Of Your Own Story

In this post I’m going to talk about a few people I know in the real world. I’ve avoided all names and major identifying features, but even so, if you’re one of the people in this post and you’re uncomfortable with being mentioned, please let me know and I’ll edit it. I realise not everyone is happy to be used to illustrate a point, and had I planned this better, I would have talked to you all beforehand. Recently I’ve…

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Hamlet, by Simon & Garfunkel

Hamlet, by Simon & Garfunkel

Today I want to talk about Hamlet. I mean, I’ve got no particular reason for wanting to talk about Hamlet now except that I always want to talk about Hamlet. It would make more sense for me to talk about, I don’t know, Dance Academy or something, given that I watched the whole of series three in less than a day this week. But nah. Hamlet. At the beginning of year twelve (my penultimate year of school), I went through…

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The Misrepresentation of Meriadoc Brandybuck

The Misrepresentation of Meriadoc Brandybuck

I’ve been rereading The Fellowship of the Ring (because it’s been about eight years, and I wanted to), and today I decided to watch the film again, too. Like the book, it’s been a long time since I saw it, so my memory isn’t the clearest. However, one thing had become very obvious to me while I was reading the book: Merry was treated very poorly by the films. Admittedly, it wasn’t as bad, when I watched it, as I…

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TCWT: Witty And Original Titles Are SO Last Year

TCWT: Witty And Original Titles Are SO Last Year

Sorry. I really couldn’t think of a title for this post. It’s time for the Teens Can Write Too! blog post and I have to admit, I had a panic attack about an hour ago because I thought I might have missed my day, since the lack of emailed posting schedule has had me all confused. Fortunately for my nerves, I discovered that I hadn’t, and so here is my post – on time! Hopefully ;D The theme for this…

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