Getting Closer

Well hello everyone

It looks like university is getting closer and closer by the day.
I am anxiously awaiting my return to my place of residence in forest court.
Those of you who are also going to be residing in Forest Court, I am always around and available for you to come and talk to.
Thankfully, your student assistant will also always be on hand.
They will assist you in any manner they possibly can. Not matter how big or small the problem. They will be able to give you a hand. You should be meeting your student assistant on the day you move in, the 21st.

I hope to meet some of you soon ūüôā

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As stated in my last blog, Doctor Who was just divine.
The Episode Deep Breath, Peter Capaldi’s opening episode was just amazing.
Bringing us on an emotional rollercoaster, Capaldi transitioned seemlessly into the role and gave it his all.
I look forward to seeing more of him and seeing the new episodes.

He has not dissappointed

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Quote of the Day

“All I require is a Jelly Baby tin of Zen”

Clearing and Doctor Who

Hello one and all!

By now, many if not all of you should have received your grades by now and will most probably be looking forward to joining the university.

Those at clearing will be on their phones at this moment, waiting to help you out at a moments notice.
I know many of the people working on the clearing desk, and I know all of them are more then happy to help you out.

If ever you have any problems, give those guys a call with the numbers provided to you and they will be around to give you a hand.

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Doctor Who is coming soon, with it’s premiere episode “Deep Breath”

This episode will see the return of Clara and the Paternoster gang return, with Peter Capaldi now taking the helm as the newly regenerated Doctor.

I am anxious as ever to see how this goes, and I hope some of you are too.
For those of you who have not yet seen it, here is the trailer for the new episode

 

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Quote of the Day

“But now you stand before me,¬†Devoid of all dismay.¬†Could it be? Just maybe…¬†I’ll let you have your day.”

– Charles Dance

 

Guardians of the Galaxy and Returning to Uni

So, I recently went to go see Guardians of the Galaxy with a few of my friends.

For those that are unaware of what Guardians of the Galaxy is, the film follows Peter Quill, who forms an uneasy alliance with a group of extraterrestrial misfits who are on the run after stealing a coveted orb.

It is from the Marvel world of films, and when it comes to comic books, it was not the most popular creation of Marvel.

However, since going to see it at my local cineworld, my view has since changed.

It is a breath taking film, bringing huge amounts of depth to a new universe of characters and giving each and every person life and depth. There are moments of joy and amusement, and then great sadness and depression.
One of the saddest moments in the movie comes from, coincidentally, the most amusing character, Groot.
I won’t spoil what happens, but all I can say is that a character like Groot can make three words utterly heart breaking.

For those of you interested in seeing the movie, please do find attached the trailer below.
Enjoy

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On other notes, for those joining the university soon, I am aware that the paper work for housing on campus will be coming through soon.
I will also be living on campus once again, so I shall be going through again what many of you will be going through for the first time.

It will be slightly stressful, believe me, but those involved at the university will do anything they can to help you out and save you from getting stressed out.

I remember them going above and beyond to help me out.

Fingers crossed for you all being able to get the accommodation you want ūüôā

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Quote of the week

“I. Am. Groot”

 

Bruised and Beaten – What fun!

Hello folks!

Results day is getting close, and soon you’ll be able to decide whether to attend Edge Hill or not. The moment will soon be coming and it will be in your possession.
I’m sure that when the time comes you’ll be able to make the choice that best suits you.

On other matters, I’ve been in Perth-Y-Pia in wales for over a week, having the living day lights beaten out of me.
To clarify on this matter, I have been taking part in a week long LARP (Live Action Role Play) event, as a Non Playable Character Monster.
I now have bruises snaking along my arms and legs, and my hips.
It is incredibly painful to say the least, but a lot of fun in the long run

It’s really tempting to run ¬†a LARP society at Uni.

Until next time!

— Quote of the day —

“Welcome to eternity, now eat your just desserts”

Going close Again?

Hello one and all!

It would appear I will be taking a little trip up north and then imediattly go back down again.
I am apparently going to south wales (which means travelling north THEN south… I don’t understand either)

I am currently preparing to return to Uni, waiting to hear about accomadation, though I think I will be staying in the same area/room.

I look forward to it ūüôā

 

In return, here are some picture from the LARP from the week or so before
My Earth Elf Wizard Our roaring party of Knight :) An Archer, two wizards and a Knight

 

LARPing!

Ladies and gentlemen, How have you been?

Myself personally, I am dealing with being in a lot of pain from where I’ve been LARPing.
What is LARPing I hear you cry? Well, I’m glad you ask!
Live action role-playing game¬†(LARP) is a form of¬†role-playing game¬†where the participants physically act out their characters’ actions. The players pursue goals within a fictional¬†setting¬†represented by the real world while interacting with each other in character. The outcome of player actions may be mediated by game rules or determined by consensus among players. Event arrangers called¬†gamemasters¬†decide the setting and rules to be used and facilitate play. The first LARPs were run in the late 1970s,¬†which¬†spread internationally during the 1980s and has diversified into a wide variety of styles.

I currently play with The Labyrinthe System, near the Chistlehurst caves.
It’s a lot of fun, and I shall be going down to wales soon to do another adventure.

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“Table top society – Because the phrase dwarf-a-pult is not used enough!”

Campus is so quiet

It’s so beautiful at the moment sitting by the lake at Uni.
At the time of writing I’m sat at the lake, preparing this blog as I watch all the ducks swim around.
It’s a bit precarious right now since it’s raining on and off, but right now it’s worth it.

It feels like I’m the last man on earth as most of the students have all gone home now.
I have one headphone in, and I have Vienna Teng – Recessional playing on my music player.

It’s nice to just sit here and not worry about anything, with my work all done and merely waiting to go home.

By the time this posts, I’ll have started my long journey home down south.
But it feels strange. For nearly a year this has been my home and to leave it, it feels strange.
I feel like crying at the possibility of not being here for 3 months.
It just doesn’t seem right.

Anywho, further up and further in, I must depart as it seems the rain is about to bore down upon me.

Quote of the day

‚ÄúOnce you‚Äôve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.‚Ä̬†
‚Äē¬†George R.R. Martin

Feeling Nostalgic

Good day one and all!

It’s been a while since last I spoke, and I’ve been hard at work.
Working on packing up my room so I can leave at the end of the week.

On top of that, I’ve been dabbling back into old Nostalgic Games.
IN particular, I’ve been playing a Trading card game called Yu-Gi-Oh.
Created by Konami, the game is based on the fictional game of Duel Monsters created by Kazuki Takahashi, a main plot device in his Manga of the same name.

While still a childrens card game by definition, it is also one of the most fiendishly difficult games of strategy and chance.
Some games I have played with friends have last near on an hour, each of us trying to out think the other to rob them of their life points.

Of course there are moments when the games may last only ten minutes, but it is still an interesting game in and of itself.

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Recently, I’ve been watching through Game of Thrones and I’m surprised to say that I’m really enjoying it.
I’ve been told on many an occasion that it’s a good series but I have been putting it off.
At the time of writing I have reach Season 3, Episode 7.
I’m really really enjoying it.

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Quote of the Day
“You know nothing John Snow”

An Arduous Trip?

A hello to you all again!

Time is coming around fast before I must head back home,
Home to my family 250 miles down south.

It’s going to be an interesting journey, considering that I must move every single piece of furniture that I have acquired over my time here at the university from Edge Hill to Essex.

Not an easy job, I warrant you, But it is a job I will be preparing for over the next two weeks.

Before then, I have spent this past week working on Scripts and filming.

The once mentioned Doctor Who film I am making is in full progress, and quite an amount has been completed, ready for more filming in the new student year.

I hope to keep you all updated as I carry on!

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Quote of the Day

“And where will your little son sleep, John.¬†Under the smoke stacks,¬†Under the heap,¬†Under the tent where the canopy leaks”

Need a Little Help?

As we can all be aware, University is a rollercoster of an experience. There are so many exciting things to do that sometimes you can be unaware of the additional help and guidance you can be given.

Well worry not! Whatever your problem is, be it an accommodation issue or a something to do with your finances, there are many people at hand who can be there to help you out.

Edge Hill University thankfully has the latest technology to help you out too.
Situated in the central part of the campus sits a library with wide and extensive features,  quoting a fabulous IT and study support facilities, 15,000 e-journals, over 150 online databases, 70,000 e-books and 230,000 books and DVDs. A brilliant amount for any Library to have. Included in the library are multiple silent study areas, just in case you want a place to sit in peace and quiet to finish your work.

There’s 24 hour PC access in the LINC building (situated right behind the library), completely free wireless internet across campus (which is currently being used to write this Blog) and teams to support students with a range of skills.

Since there is an increasingly competitive jobs market, there is a Careers Centre  on hand to lend you assistance in guidance towards your chosen career path, or in your current job. Along with that, the Student Services team provide advice and support and can help with anything from accommodation support and advice to finance and welfare advice. The aptly named Inclusive team are also on hand to support those with disabilities or learning difficulties.

 

No matter what your need is, there is a vast and extensive team of people and services ready at hand to be there for you and give you a hand.
Your not alone in your University experience and you can always have the chance to turn to someone.