By Chahat Paruthi. This poem talks about the early life of the wise caterpillar from Alice in Wonderland.
By Freya Butler. Caring about the planet is all the rage right now, so it is the perfect time to check in with Vicky Trudgill and Roisin Smith (Co-Presidents) to see how John’s very own eco-warriors are getting on!
By Eleanor Dye. February saw two performances of ‘Northanger Abbey’ by Castle Theatre Company in Durham Castle that immersed the audience in the world of Austen.
By Caragh Aylett. The statistics of the Holocaust stopped being numbers to me and became people. Seeing a room full of hair, clothes, shoes, glasses, photographs, it was impossible not to think about each individual, to compare them to ourselves, or to members of our families.
I’m often asked what it’s like to have autism and study here. The answer is one that Psychologists claim to know, but I don’t. I have never experienced anything different.
By Sherlock Shi. Loneliness never goes easy on us, some may call it torture, some may call it amusement, some may call it hell. But there is one thing for certain, and that is “it comes unwantedly”.
By Freya Thomas. Janet Rogers first began her glass-work as a hobby, when she bought a soldering iron to make a stained-glass window for her front door. Ten years on and she now runs the Crushed Chilli Gallery, a beautiful space in which she creates, displays and sells her daring and colourful art work.