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"Pick Up The Phone!" (Or Must You?)

Old Telephone - Gokhan Okur

The way we connect with one another has revolutionised over the past ten years. Technology brands are developing products at an exceptional speed, making the days of going through your friend’s secretary seem thoroughly retro.

Creative vs. Corporate

Indecision - Andrew Beierle

“It’s not the industry you work in that’s important, it’s the office environment.” This is the advice I am constantly given as I try to decide between a creative or a corporate career path.

The Dismal Framing of Dorian Gray

Ben Barnes as Dorian Gray

A generous portion of my third year at university was spent attempting to unravel Oscar Wilde’s masterpiece and only novel, The Picture of Dorian Gray, whose pages chart the intriguing regression of an initially innocent and charming newcomer to London’s high society.

How to Escape Commuting Hell

London Underground - Spagalloco

The alarm. The hangover. The cottonbud shortage. Indeed, for all the cruel varieties of reasons, mornings are dire for most of us. And there is one common denominator in the city’s hatred towards sunrise: the rush hour Tube journey.

Sarastro: Getting Old With Drama

Sarastro Restaurant

“Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter.” I tried to keep these comforting words of the brilliant American writer, Mark Twain, in my head when I hit the scary Two-One yesterday.

London is For Life, Not Just For Christmas

Oxford St Lights - Andy Colthart

Now that the holidays are over, it is impossible not to feel somewhat annoyed at all the Christmas advertisements. Images of Kate Moss telling us to "Get the London Look" and Marks and Spencer's gastro-pornographic half-priced wild Alaskan salmon, plastered in festive sparkle.

Intern Day: The Crunch on Campus

Campus Photos 1 - Nihan Aydin

When I compare York with the City, I can only find two features to defend York's claim to be one: its impressive Anglo-Saxon cathedral, and its recently opened Vivienne Westwood boutique.

The Intern's Perspective

Suburban Train - Jon Wisbey

On the first day of my three-month business internship, I met and instantly liked my jaunty and probably ex-Eton boss. I was also introduced to a white board listing the names and roles of the people I'd be working with, including my own - a concept which surprised me, given my coffee making/nail filing preconceptions.

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Creative vs. Corporate

“It’s not the industry you work in that’s important, it’s the office environment.” This is the advice I am constantly given as I try to decide between a creative or a corporate career path.

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