Xbox Series X review

Microsoft are back with a bang. Since I received an original Xbox crystal edition with a copy of Halo: Combat Evolved for my birthday back in 2004 I have been in love with Microsoft’s consoles. So nothing is more pleasing than seeing Microsoft release its latest round of hardware onto an eager public. Since 2013,

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Why Do I Write?

An introspective look at why I chose to turn to the pen (or keyboard). Why do we write? It isn’t a question many authors ask themselves or choose to write about. While a select few do delve into their inner psyche and reflect on their addiction to writing, most avoid the question, too busy with

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Rude Awakening

By Connor Long-Johnson I heard a woman and looked up, startled; she was running down the hallway screaming. I woke up groaning, the sound echoing around the room. I surveyed my surroundings, walls of lime green, a white tiled floor and various sterile instruments on the table to my right. I scratched at an itching

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Dracula review

A retrospective of a titan in the Gothic genre When Bram Stoker began writing Dracula, I am sure that he could not have imagined in his wildest dreams the success it would go on to bare. One of the most circulated novels in the English Language – or any language, for that matter – Dracula

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My Top 10 Horror Movies

A dive into the world of horror cinema This list will be similar to my previous list of top ten horror novels. In this article, I will dive into some of my absolute favourite movies in the horror genre and explain why I find them so bone-chilling. Like novels, horror cinema has a strong centre

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Fire! Fire!

By Connor Long-Johnson The printer continued its mechanical drone as the sheets of paper were laid out one by one. It was Friday and with most of the children gone a much-appreciated blanket of quiet had fallen falling over the school. That was until a shout came from the classroom at the end of the

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