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D-day memorial- Portsmouth remembers

Yesterday the crowds gathered at the Southsea common, where a stadium had been erected to host the Queen and sixteen other world dignitaries in commemoration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the D-day landing, 1944. The guests of honor were the […]


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Shock Factor Theatre

There is performance in a car crash. We can all cover our faces and turn away, but the majority of us will peer at the wreckage through spread fingers and shocked faces. It’s natural, nothing to be ashamed of. In […]

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Fractions or Fires?

Is our education system missing something? We’ve all sat through tedious lessons, chewed gums through algebraic fractions and daydreamed through Dickens. The confines of a stuffy classroom can sometimes be a difficult place to ignite the attention of students, the […]

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Weighing More Than Kilograms

There is a massive problem plaguing our society, and it goes by the name of ‘fat-shaming’. It seems that for some inexplicable reason, some people believe that they get to have a say about other people’s bodies. Gone are the […]