Author: Will Sellers

Musings from a peninsula

What can be done to mitigate the cost of living crisis? – Freddie C

The cost of living crisis is a phrase that has been mentioned quite frequently in politics recently, but what does it mean and what is it referring to?  In short, it is what it says on the tin, people can’t afford to live comfortably at the moment, and this is a consequence of the high…
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Stuck with Boris… for now – Freddie C

Unless you live underground (or simply don’t care about politics), then you would be aware that on Monday a vote of confidence took place in the House of Commons with regards to Boris Johnson’s Leadership. All 359 Conservative MPs took part in this vote, of which 211 voted in support of our Prime Minister. 180…
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England are back, hopefully – Will S

Just under a week ago today, England began their second test match of the series against New Zealand. At Lords the week before, we had triumphed over the Kiwis getting our second test match win in 17 games. It cannot be said strongly enough how we have suffered over the last year or so and…
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My take on Creative Writing – Max Arnold

As some of you might remember, a few months ago an article was written about me. I am now writing my article to follow up on one of the points mentioned: my taste for creative writing. As of this moment I have reached almost 100,000 words in my story, of an estimated 300,000, a number…
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Elon Musk’s Twitter takeover – Will S

Elon Musk, the world’s richest man, recently decided to spend some of his $268 billion on purchasing Twitter, one of the world’s largest social media companies. Twitter is a place where hate can be bred, people are cancelled and angry people shout into their online echo chambers. Despite this, Twitter is also a major supplier…
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Silly Scotland – Tom L, Y12

Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland, has been pushing for Scottish independence along with her party the Scottish Nationalist Party, in order to be rid of the power of Westminster.  Scotland had to join the UK in 1707, through the acts of Union due to the great debt they landed in post trying to…
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Hodson vs. Cossor: Premier league predictions – Freddie C

City and Liverpool will face Aston Villa and Wolves respectively in the fight for top spot, with just one point separating them on the final day. Tottenham will go to Carrow Road with the hopes of clinching 4th spot from Arsenal following their recent defeats to their beloved North London rivals and Newcastle: a defeat…
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Keir’s Beers – Will S

Sir Keir Starmer, the leader of the Labour Party, was recently pictured supposedly in lockdown having a beer and curry with his co-workers. Since the leaking of this photo, many have argued that if he is found to have broken lockdown rules he should resign. The same has been said of Boris Johnson, in light…
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To be a Hero – Tasha Hazelwood

The imagination is a strange place. The two worlds, reality and fantasy, distort and blur into one another, indistinguishable. Sometimes, the world in our minds is created as a way to escape from the grim, bleak, dangerous reality that follows quickly on our heels like a beast, ever-present, snapping impatiently.  Shadow and mist danced and…
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The weak West needs to stop cowering and put its foot down – Will S

THIS PIECE IS AN OP-ED. AS SUCH, IT IS AN EXPRESSION OF ITS AUTHOR’S VIEWS. ALL STUDENTS ARE WELCOME TO SPEAK WITH MR HODSON AND MISS TAYLOR PAYNE ABOUT WRITING SUCH A PIECE OF THEIR OWN. As you might have heard… there’s a war on. Obviously you’ve heard. But perhaps not obviously because it’s not…
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