Category Archives: Peter Jenkins

Talkin’ About a Terrible Self-Righteous Term

There are I think only two things that are applicable for my generation. The first is the death of the phrase my generation, the plurality of the internet has revealed just how radically diverse peoples interests are, sub-cultures within sub-cultures, … Continue reading

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Statement of intent

Mere moments ago* I finished Hunter S. Thompson’s fascinating work ‘Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72’ and I’m really glad I read it, but it is a very easily consumable work by its nature. I feel that I … Continue reading

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Extract from Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail ’72

‘Any re-writing now would cheat the basic concept of the book, which -in addition to the publisher’s desperate idea that it might sell enough copies to cover the fantastic expense bills I ran up in the course of those twelve … Continue reading

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Review; Bitch by Elizabeth Wurtzel

I know, I know, reviews are so passé, especially ones that spend more than a hundred and forty characters to determine the quality of a four hundred page book. Nevertheless this blog is read by no one and since that … Continue reading

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A defence on absence

Writing about something requires passion or at least a heavy commitment to progress regardless of contravening factors. To be passionate and eloquent about a wide range of things is, I believe a skill that many, including of course myself, desire. … Continue reading

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Watch Dogs

I watched about five seconds of the new Watch Dogs trailer and turned off, because I really don’t want to know more about this game. Going into any media with preconceived notions usually turns out badly, whether it’s a show … Continue reading

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On C’s arrival in England

The island known as England has a different colour from the European continent. The sea is extraordinary, for as an ocean, it is subject to the ebb and flow of the tides; the water of the Thames has another flavour, … Continue reading

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Rain, nothing but rain

So a little bit of background, I was doing an essay, not sure which one but I remember outside the rain was howling something fierce. I, in my infinite wisdom and a desire to procrastinate decided to write something quite … Continue reading

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The Need for Greater Exposition

Not to get all polemic but the problem I find with some video games and this was sparked by my recent play-through of Assassin’s Creed 4, is that you get very little interaction with your fellow cast members for lack … Continue reading

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An Intriguing Observation

I recently purchased and read a copy of Dorothy Parker’s ‘Complete Stories’, in this process I noticed it had some differences than the Penguin Classics that I am used to perusing. It would quite happily, if placed with a page … Continue reading

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