It's hardly within my capabilities to deny that my blog posts have, in the last four months, become inconsistent, rare and altogether isolated from one another. It upsets me, to a point: not excessively, in all honesty, and clearly not enough to make me do anything about it. But I wish it wasn't so -- … Continue reading What I’ve Learnt at College
Starting at a new place -- whether that be a school, college, university or something else -- is hard. There's no way to get around that: it's hard, you're undoubtedly going to fuck up at least once, and if you don't then you're inarguably the exception, not the rule. I've done it three times in … Continue reading The Sort-of-New Me, Kind of I Guess
HELLO! My name is Elder Price, and I would like to share with you the most amazing BOOK. Apologies, apologies -- I can no longer say the word 'hello', without completing the ritual of singing (if you could call my attempts such a thing) the opening lines to The Book of Mormon, the musical theatre … Continue reading … and Who Are You?
Everyone has thoughts. Everyone has feelings and emotions, mountains of things that go on in the world around them, universes of things that happen in their heads. Some people are excellent at expressing their thoughts and feelings -- I guess it's just one of those things; some people are naturally good at talking, and sharing, … Continue reading Letters
16-year-olds across England and Wales have, over the last couple of weeks, been breathing a collective sigh of relief. GCSE exams are finally over, and for most, the five years of secondary education have drawn to a close, whether that be an emotional moment, or the catalyst for a feeling of pure and utter elated … Continue reading School’s Out, Forever
Finally, it’s almost over — I’m almost there. Since the middle of May, I’ve been sitting my GCSE exams. For those of you who perhaps aren’t aware of the ins-and-outs of the British education system, GCSEs are the exams taken by all 16-year-olds in England in Wales, testing English, Maths and Science knowledge, as well … Continue reading Exam Season | Strategies for Survival
I'm not sure I'll ever stop being as astonished as I am when I look at my blog stats, and see a couple of things. For a start, the number of you wonderful people who have taken time -- however much or little -- to read something that I have written: that amazes me, and … Continue reading This is My Story