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Dealing with Death While Abroad

This story is an old one; it happened before the days of Instagram, Whatsapp and Facebook. Contact was limited to the garish lights of internet cafes, where faded notes were exchanged for fuzzy phone calls, emails were sporadic; photos unfiltered. I was nineteen, naive and entitled with big dreams of travelling the world; bigger dreams […]

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The Beach – Alex Garland

Like many girls my age, I spent much of the nineties with a horribly tragic crush on a certain floppy haired blonde called Leonardo DiCaprio. Much to my mother’s horror I had, amongst others, an eight foot poster of him adorning my bedroom wall and I was so jealous of Claire Danes playing Juliet to […]

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