‘To be, or not to be, that is the question’. When do we first begin to remember? When do the waving lights and shadows of dawning consciousness cast their print upon a child? For me, my earliest memories are of … Continue reading A Journey of Becoming
Shakespeare. Shakespere. Shakespear. Shakspeare. Shackspeare. Shakspere. The lingual revolutionist himself had six renditions of his surname. Nowadays, people are rarely as lenient as the Bard about … Continue reading What’s in a Name?
Possibly the most dreaded and stressful time of the year for many high school students, final exams are a perennially formidable challenge. Many of us find this to be a result of pressure coupled with a feeling of inadequacy in … Continue reading Exams: how to cope, and maybe even do well
Human existence is a strange and confusing thing. When we started to have an idea of consciousness, we filled it with an array of colourful ideas … Continue reading The Strange, Confusing Human Existence
The end of your high school life can be tedious. You’ve been with the same people in the same place for almost five years. You probably … Continue reading The Scarfie Life
“Man must rise above the Earth – to the top of the atmosphere and beyond – for only thus will he fully understand the world in … Continue reading Emergence: From the Sublime to the Ridiculous & Back Again
I have come to realise that procrastination is one of the most significant and deeply rooted issues in our society. Many of us do it, even … Continue reading Procrastination: Catching the Thief of Time
From the immortal psalms, gospels, and epistles of the King James Bible to the eloquence of Cicero and Homer; the galvanising wartime speeches of Winston Churchill; … Continue reading Never Mind Your Language!
As high school students, we have to deal with a heap of problems. The struggle of carrying five textbooks home, only to lug them all back … Continue reading One term down, three to go: Advice For Year 9s