The Other Side

Original Story Written June 2013 Drawing her cotton shawl around her shoulders, the little girl scampered between the sienna rocks. Every now and then she would duck behind the cover of a rock, imagining herself to be on a top-secret mission. Her shawl was her flimsy camouflage, and the rocks were her only shield to […]

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Addiction to Money

Original Story Written June 2013 Riley sank into his oxblood executive chair, deflating like a balloon. Just ten years ago, he had held a $10 note identical to the one he held now, but the context surrounding these two moments couldn’t be more different. A decade ago, the note was an unprecedented novelty, holding great […]

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Historiography in ‘The History Boys’

This piece is based on Alan Bennett’s play, The History Boys, and the various historiographies explores in the story.   Historiography, or the philosophies of history, are the ways in which an individual or society choose to report on and analyse historical events. These historiographies can sometimes be influenced by personal experiences or cultural context, […]

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