Neurobiology Essay – OCD

My project will centre around obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), a disorder for which I am somewhat familiar. I am not sure I agree with the ‘disorder’ part, however that is an aside and thus is one I will not touch upon any further here. OCD causes anxiety which manifests through repetitive compulsions or behaviours. OCD…

What is a climate change refugee?

What is a climate change refugee? By Carly Short A refugee is someone who has been forced to leave their country after finding themselves in danger. Examples of when this can occur include; during times of war, in cases of political oppression, or as a result of religious persecution. Knowing this, we can define a ‘climate change refugee’ as someone who has…

Wires and Weights

Each weight is a worry Each wire is its bind Unable to detach themselves They pull and they grind Add another and another Never allowed to leave Carried forever forward The mind is deceived Push on and keep going Ignore all the signs Dragging close behind Are memories of past crimes Each one has its…

The double life of Mrs Robinson

I was given this list of words and phrases to turn into a poem: Burlesque The prostate Twilight Dusk RSPB Play it by ear Mrs Robinson Fimbles Mulled Goundhog day This is what I did with them: The Double life of Mrs Robinson Doting wife and mother by day Wild temptress and diva by night…