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History (can't sleep because I'm nervous)

Last night I dreamt historians David Starkey and Simon Schama were in the middle of a blood feud. I was on Schama's side, but I wasn't really involved. That's not why I'm nervous.

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I wish it was July

When it's not dark at five o clock anymore it misleadingly starts to feel like summer's almost here. This summer I have yet another round of life changing exams, but this time they really, really do matter.

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Happy St David's Day

We had leek and potato soup for tea and everything. This was possibly coincidental. But my mum's Welsh so daffodils all round. The leek is actually a pretty shoddy national symbol, seeing as it's just a glorified mutant onion. At least the Welsh flag's got a great big dragon on it. That kind of compensates.

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Punk Rock Vampires: Destroy!

Stalin has stolen my brain. But I love this stuff, even if reading Beria's memos gets a little much after three hours. That's a lie, Laventry P can write as many memos as he likes. I love it when you read something and realise that it links together your whole argument. It's like being on a really, really boring adventure.

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The Kids Want Techno

Well I just had a monumental hissy fit about my history individual study project (that for boring reasons) I a) incredably behind with b) have reached a dead end. Apparently no-one else finds the Soviet penal system post-1953 as riveting as (apparently) I do!

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My first journal entry

Not ever, mind you. I posted here before, very briefly, a long, long, long ago; back in the days of too much teenage angst, too much Nirvana and too much eyeliner. The Nirvana is gone, somewhere along the way I found Morrissey and the Pixies (by way of a God awful Placebo cover) and then the Indier than Thou scene stumbled out of MySpace and Drowned in Sound.

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