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I shaved my head and the battle of conformity

To many extents I feel we are governed as a society by standards which are unequivocally decided for us by the media. I sometimes feel like I’m a mere pawn in society’s giant board game of social expectation. Those with money and a place of privilege dictate how I and those around me present ourselves.… Continue reading I shaved my head and the battle of conformity

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Clay Jensen – Welcome to your blog

“Clay, Helmet… your name doesn’t belong on this list but you need to be here if I’m going to tell my story.” Clay acts as the protagonist for 13 Reasons Why and his listening of the tapes paints the vivid memories leading up to Hannah Baker’s suicide. Clay is worlds apart from the popular jocks… Continue reading Clay Jensen – Welcome to your blog

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Sheri Holland – Welcome to your blog

Sheri Holland has a dark secret, hidden behind her sweet and infectious smile is a truth she would rather did not get out. With each tape being gradually revealed through the episode, we as an audience have to wonder what involvement Sheri is going to have. The popular cheerleader portrays herself with a sweetness, she’s… Continue reading Sheri Holland – Welcome to your blog

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13 Reasons Why – An opinion piece

At 7:30am this morning, a hot mug of tea by my side, I embarked upon the final two tapes of Hannah Baker’s life. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of weeks you will be fully acquainted with the Netflix series. 13 Reasons Why tells the story of Hannah Baker, a… Continue reading 13 Reasons Why – An opinion piece

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University. Why and how I got there…

At 9am this morning the OSIS portal opened and laid before my peers and I was a listing of modules. Over 6 months of university education have passed almost as quickly as they started and it’s time to start making degree shaping decisions. At the age of 25, being a first year student was not particularly… Continue reading University. Why and how I got there…