April 25, 2017

What is there to do when one is both disgusted by – and satisfied with – their own relentless solitude?

Of course, one would think that the two counteract each other and thus cannot exist in the same mental space. But one would be mistaken.

I am just fine with being on m...

April 24, 2017

Hexagons cut from magazine paper and musty op-shop sun frocks

carried home like trophies. Washed and unmade, faded

fabrics like snatches of song, reminiscent of times long gone,


Bolts of bold beauty arrest. Hands caress endless ranks of cloth,

drunk on possibilit...

April 23, 2017

She came on a summer’s night to rest on banks of gold.
Her stomach was too full with stories of blood untold.
She yawned a stench so thick; her jaws of hell were wide.
Chained by the pale one’s eye, where was I supposed to hide?

With mighty, filthy flourish, the wings o...

April 12, 2017

For writers new to the craft, the question of originality often proves a stumbling block. It is the question which can even prompt writers to scrap entire stories in the fear of being called derivative.

But much like all stifling mentalities which affect the ability to...

April 10, 2017

Today, I bought a disposable camera. This was the first time I’d held one in my hands since year six camp. Now, nine years later, I’ve decided to make a decision which will undoubtedly raise questions about my sense of judgement. It was strange, to say the least. To sa...

April 5, 2017

Come along to our stall at the Guild Arts Fair to submit your questions for Jon Doust!

Where: Atkinson Forum & Guild Promenade

When: 5th April, 12:00-2:00 p.m.

The Guild Arts Fair is designed to recognise the contribution of the arts to the campus environment, and the Cur...

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