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Month: October 2013

Canterbury’s Most Haunted

Emma Brazell investigates Canterbury’s darker side and introduces us to some of the cities more elusive residents… Have you ever felt an eerie chill in the air as you tightly clutch your heavy shopping bags and make your way home through Canterbury high street? Maybe it’s just the weather. It is getting colder these days and you probably should have brought along your scarf. Or perhaps it’s the ghost of Nell Cook breathing on your neck, aimlessly roaming the streets in regret after murdering his niece and her lover… It could even be the lady in grey, forever trapped…

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A Beginners Guide to Student Blogs

  If you are looking for a break from reading your university texts, getting addicted to blogs may be the answer. Here is our guide to student blogs guaranteed to help you through student life. When I first started university while I was thankful for the countless undergraduate handbooks warning against plagiarism and the like I cannot help but think that it would have been better to receive a student guide from a student. Blogs nicely fitted into this void of experience that greeted me as I entered my university halls. Blogging is nothing new, there are countless bloggers…

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10(ish) Things I Hate About You

Henry Sandercock vents his annoyance at other people’s frustrating habits. As a polite, gentlemanly and civilised man I usually keep my little pet hates to myself. However, over these past few weeks of term some trivial little things have been niggling away at my good nature. These are the habits which belong to you, the good people of UKC. First on my hit-list: ‘snifflers’; you know who you are. Granted, with winter fast approaching and with some of you coming from sunnier climes and therefore being unused to such conditions, you will be suffering from runny noses and the…

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The Wolf Among Us Episode 1: Faith Review

Are you a fan of the award winning game The Walking Dead? Euan Anckorn reviews the latest offering from Telltale Games. The Wolf Among Us is Telltale Games’ first project since Game Of The Year award winning The Walking Dead. Their newest game is based on the DC comic series know as Fables. The basic concept of the Fables universe is that the various characters of fantasy stories and fairytales have been forced to leave their homes, come to our world, and assimilate as best they can. The Fables live in a community in New York City called Fabletown…

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Theatre Review: Chelsea Hotel

  Earthfall dance and theatre troupe put on an interesting show about New York’s Chelsea Hotel, exploiting to full effect this veritable source of bohemian culture. Earthfall brought to the Gulbenkian a wonderful blend of contemporary dance, beautiful music and fragments of narrative to get across the spirit of New York’s Chelsea Hotel. This short, punchy play – only an hour and ten minutes long – was less concerned with attempting to portray the hotel through any single one of the stories being acted out or written down in its rooms, and more concerned with creating a melody of…

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