Isabelle Kerr’s article identifies how the use of slang language in modern times is corrupting the use of traditional English. I agree with her that the excessive use of slang terms has become somewhat of an annoyance and that it is also interfering with our usual learning style in school. However, what I don’t agree […]

The world has evolved over the times, we now live in the world where we rely on technology and power. Society has grown to have many different people in it; rich, poor, powerful, weak, educated the list goes on and on. What if I told you that in fact that in the end there are […]

Apparently, how the world works is that a group of people in each country come together and brainstorm ideas on how to make their country a better place for its citizens, what a whole load of rubbish. These people sit on their thrones and have their entire kingdom wrapped around its little finger. This is […]

I wake to the rays of warmth cracking through the open shutters illuminating my face. I explored the emptiness of my home as everyone else went to enjoy the serenity that the island offers. During the day I take a stroll down a silent path surrounded by endless woodland, through the trees the scent of […]

‘It felt as if there were something deliberate about it, something preordained by a bored and evil force.’ This is a quote from the perspective of Simon not long after he believed Joe to be dead. In this context, Simon uses the phrase evil force as a metaphor to describe the dangerous atmosphere that is […]

‘It felt as if there were something deliberate about it, something preordained by a bored and evil force.’ This is a quote from the perspective of Simon not long after he believed Joe to be dead. In this context, Simon uses the phrase evil force as a metaphor to describe the traitorous atmosphere that is […]

So many ways you can describe Captain Jack Sparrow: eccentric, irresponsible, a drunk, a lady’s man or in some cases the worst pirate alive. Jack himself is more of a wondering free spirit that simply goes wherever the wind takes him and his marvellous brig The Black Pearl’.He is not the kind of person to […]

‘There’s so many stories where some brave hero decides to give their life to save the day and because of their sacrifice, the good guys win, the survivors cheer and everybody lives happily ever after’. ‘But the hero… never gets to see that happy ending. They’ll never know if the day was really saved and […]

One of the themes of Meredith Stroud’s ‘Portal 24’ is time travel and while the idea of how it works is not further developed throughout the novel, it is still somewhat explained. The concept of time travel is a non-fiction aspect and when used in a fiction novel, how it is described is based on actual theories. […]