Essays

Wilde’s Wit

Essay Written June 2011 Oscar Wilde is quite possibly the wittiest writer to ever have lived, a marvellously sharp and revolutionary man who led a typically poetic life of tragedy. He was born in 1854, in Dublin (and died in Paris in 1900) but despite being immersed in English culture later on, never lost his …

Skinheads – A New Species

Essay Written November 2011 The evolution and revolution associated with one particular subculture   Weird & Wonderful    Since 1945, the world has seen an explosion of subcultures consisting of youths eager to do something different, something counter-culture, something that says “Bugger Off” to expectations and a world that worships the money god. These groups, …