Eleven o’clock up the Langdales

Ninety-four. Ninety-five. Ninety-six. Ninety-seven. Ninety-eight. Ninety-nine. One hundred and stop. Look up and breath. Remind yourself that this is fun. When the feeling of blood pumping in your ears fades, continue on. One. Two. Three. Four. Steadily. To. The top. Why is. The sun. So. Hot. You barely notice the arrival. The counting is the … Continue reading Eleven o’clock up the Langdales



The end of the universe is something that most people don’t particularly want to think about. Even if it is a stupendously large number of years away – specifically, googol (a 1 followed by 100 zeroes) years away – the idea that everything must eventually cease to exist is not easy to digest. But oddly … Continue reading Entropy

Should I take an EPQ?: Second Year Experiences and Tips

Choosing whether or not to participate in the Extended Project Qualification is an important decision for first years. It's an opportunity to learn the crucial skills for independent research you will need at University. As rewarding as this is, be prepared for a challenge. A group of second years who are currently completing their EPQ's … Continue reading Should I take an EPQ?: Second Year Experiences and Tips

A Doctor In The House: Jodie Whittaker, Lucky Thirteen:

Unless you never watch television, you will have heard of long running science-fiction show Doctor Who. And if you’re up-to-date, you’ll know by now that next year, we have the first female Doctor to look forward to. Played by the talented Jodie Whittaker, who has worked with new Doctor Who showrunner Chris Chibnall before on … Continue reading A Doctor In The House: Jodie Whittaker, Lucky Thirteen:

Peppeepper – An Anonymous Submission

This submission was sent in via the "Don't Get Me Started" submission box and its much too long to post in the magazine but too good to not post so please enjoy this anonymous submission from "Mr Pickles" "You know what gets me real riled up? Pepper. For starters, they come in much too small … Continue reading Peppeepper – An Anonymous Submission