Posts Tagged ‘university’

Ramblings: Clowns to the left of me, 19th century French novelists to the right

August 11, 2008

Studying has ruined me for any kind of “ism”. Year 9 and 10 Science completely ruined creationism for me. Year 11 and 12 ruined postmodernism (though to be fair, that subject was never very interesting to begin with). The autumn semester at Uni shot to bits any appreciation I had for classicism. And now I’m studying realism, and writing a critical essay on how it relates to Madame Bovary, and I feel like banging my head against the desk until I’m too concussed to write.

Disestablishmentarianism, watch out.

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Ramblings: Uh… stuff happens?

August 3, 2008

University started back a couple of weeks ago, and I couldn’t be more thrilled. I really like Uni. I mean, aside from the ‘having to do assignments’ bit, I get to spend a few hours a week talking to a bunch of people who love writing and know their stuff. And the people in my classes are just plain cool. Not to mention that the UniBar, a cafe and a good make-your-own-sandwich place are only five minutes away at the most.

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Ramblings: University

April 25, 2008

University. Ah, where to begin.

At the moment I’m in the first semester of my first year at university, studying Creative Writing. And I’m having a good time. Sure, it’s taking something I love doing and making it an academic exercise, and for a long time I worried that doing so would ruin the experience of writing for me.

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