James Dix

Dix’s Quest for a Valentine

Recently my sister got engaged to her boyfriend of about seven or eight years. I know, it sounds great and it is really exciting, but it only reminds me of the fact – I am single and it is almost Valentine’s Day. Is it t...
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Awkward Moments at University: Lectures

University is hard work. Fact. There are countless books to read and assignments to write, not to mention the stresstival that is exam season. Although University allows students to become independent and responsible for...
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The Six Faces of Northumbria Library

The uni did such a good job of extending our library and making first floor a bit nicer at the beginning of the year, but around this time it’s still virtually impossible to get a computer between the hours of 9am and 7p...
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Awkward Moments in the Library

The library is a fantastic facility and one of the reasons Northumbria is such a brilliant university. With nine floors, 24-hour access, 50,000 journals and over half a million books, there is a wealth of knowledge just ...
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Easter around the world

  Whilst we’re on Easter egg hunts and enjoying time spent with family on Easter Sunday, countries across the globe are celebrating the festival rather differently! Here are just a few examples of Easter around the ...
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Drawn from memory

Writers Society Special – Drawn From Memory Samantha couldn’t have walked away from the Psychology office quick enough. Marching along the corridor and out towards the building’s main exit she couldn’t understand h...
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Falling off the resolution bandwagon?

Falling off the resolution bandwagon? I will go running at least three times a week. (Jan 2011 – May 2011) I will learn the guitar. (Jan 06, 07, 08, 09) I will not leave my deadlines so late that I have to pull all-night...
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The Year Two Thousand and Thirteen

If you are reading this in January 2013 it means that the warnings of mayhem and cataclysm were simply untrue. Sorry to disappoint those student doomsdayers that were stockpiling hobnobs and ample supply of beer in their...
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Horror Films

Once again, students have been given the opportunity to go out in fancy dress; it’s Halloween! However, just because you can dress up doesn’t mean you need to be tricked into going out for a treat.  Watching horror class...