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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My top 10 horror novels of all time

Separating the best from the rest in the world of horror literature Similar to many other genres of literature, the horror genre has an exceptionally strong core with its most successful works recognised around the world. Just as the romance genre has its Mansfield Park or Pride and Prejudice, the horror genre has its Frankenstein

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Living with Autism in 2020

What does it mean to be autistic in the time of Coronavirus? As I sit at home in the May bank holiday sunshine, enjoying the weather and a cool drink, I cannot help but feel the pangs of guilt. My workplace closed on March 23rd when lockdown began and has been operating via rota for

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The A-Bomb: Living with Autism

Before I tell my tale, allow me to fill in some background information. For as long as I can remember I have had issues with my mental health. I have felt anxious or low throughout the majority of my life and have always had anxiety attacks (particularly when taking examinations). However, all of these emotions

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