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Life so far… Returning to the place of my awakening construction

So I have returned to snowy Yorkshire after a rollercoaster 3 1/2 day, 3 night return to London. No matter what is said by people from all walks of life about this place and how many times I leave, or come to the realisation that this place just isn't for me, right now, for many, [...]

NaBloPoMo #11: An Unconventional Love Story – Part II (working title)

I am Ayesha. I am a Muslim and I am going to blow this stinking joint wide open.  To use an old turn of phrase, that no kid these days would even know of. Mind you they don't know crap these days. Not my name, not my background. Not even Muslim. No spirituality. All festering, [...]

MDX LGBT Society Talk About their Film Awareness Video

Sometimes the best events come from the simplest of ideas. Ahead of the North London Literary festival, Middlesex students are hard at work at many creative endeavours.  Though we hunger for news on the highly anticipated app, other creative committees and students are conducting their events earlier in more public forums.  On the 1st of [...]