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What is War Reporting? An Interview With Mark Nicholls

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We Tried Out Virtual Reality!

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Current Issues in Young Adult books

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How To: Shadowhunters Cosplay

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Why I’ll Be Voting Labour On The 5th May

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The Strange And Beautiful Sorrows Of Ava Lavender – Review

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This Song Will Save Your Life – Review

By on January 11, 2017
This is one for the outsider in you, a silencer to that nagging voice in your head that tells you, that you're not good enough.
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Dissertation: Fan subcultures and participatory authorship

By on June 3, 2016
Almost every fan has heard the words “get a life” and they didn’t disappoint. This thesis looks at fans of TV show, Shadowhunters; to see if they demonstrate how fans have evolved from just the ‘adoring audience’ into participating authors working independently or alongside producers of the texts they love.
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Why I’ll Be Voting Labour On The 5th May

By on May 2, 2016
“The candidates have made their commitments, but our work as citizens is far from done” An article explaining why I'll be voting for the Labour Party on Thursday 5th May
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How To: Shadowhunters Cosplay

By on May 2, 2016
With comic con season coming up soon, I wanted to create an easy tutorial demonstrating how you can dress up in cosplay
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We Tried Out Virtual Reality!

By on May 2, 2016
A virtual reality headset immerses you in a world of 360 experiences, games and simulations. In this video we check out the Gear VR headset created by Samsung in partnership with Oculus.
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What is War Reporting? An Interview With Mark Nicholls

By on May 2, 2016
The job of war reporting is dangerous but important, click play to hear if the job is as cool as it sounds.
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Current Issues in Young Adult books

By on December 22, 2015

Young adult books are nothing new, but they have recently outpoured into our lives, even for those who don’t read books, you’d find them…

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The Strange And Beautiful Sorrows Of Ava Lavender – Review

By on December 11, 2015
"To her mother, she was everything. To her father, nothing at all. To my grandmother, a reminder of loves long lost". Ava just wants to be normal, but unfortunately she was born with wings, to some she is a Angel, to some an abomination; Ava finds her place in this beautiful and deep book.
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Ensnared By A.G. Howard – Review

By on November 8, 2015
Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of flowers and insects, which you and I might think is strange. For Alyssa, its a birthright. Descending into Wonderland, Alyssa finds no colourful characters or hospitable tea parties, but a dark and wild nightmare ruled and ruined by a Queen that has waited eagerly to extract revenge on a very curious family. From there the plot only thickens.
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Celebrity Endorsements In Politics – Essay

By on May 15, 2015
Everyone wants to have what the celebrities have, we want the pair of trainers they tweeted, It’s easy to say that celebrity endorsements are everywhere; perhaps to the point, where we don’t realise the amount of endorsements around our everyday lives. Nonetheless, where do we draw the line when they start telling us who to vote for?
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Mariam is a 23 year old Journalism graduate and mediocre Starbucks Barista. A self-described hippy and a certified fangirl and weirdo. When she's not fangirling or attending comic cons or crying at the theatre, you'll find her reading or wondering aimlessly around London. Her mission in life is to encourage everyone she meets in her path to experience the joy she has upon reading books; to her, this can only be done by Breaking paperback Spines.

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