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A Gibbous moon - a moon caught between Crescent and Full stages.

Gibbous Moon

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing, Features, Poetry January 24, 2018 at 8:04 pm Comments

O’ Gibbous moon of the winter night, A slit of white in liminal twilight, Commands the bowing winds and all Unveiling her form like a curtain-call. On this cold night of winter’s peek, She perches aboveRead More

A winter poem by Will Lyon

My Coat

Arts, ASM, Comedy, Creative Writing December 15, 2017 at 1:40 pm Comments

  When rain falls with thunderous slam, And wind beats hard to break any dam, The world looks like a water-colour painting, And I know there is no use in waiting   Out of my bagRead More

A Cat I Met in a Zoo Near Moliere

A Cat I Met in a Zoo Near Moliere

Arts, ASM, Creative Writing December 13, 2017 at 4:06 pm Comments

When we met clouds blanketed above Thick and maggot white, a singular sheet. The hairy baboon and bear, tortoise and dove Owl and Serval, Lion and leopard, each I’d greet With a quick wave, a “Morning”Read More

The Trials Of Siblinghood

The Trials Of Siblinghood

Arts, Comedy, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick December 12, 2017 at 3:13 pm Comments

  You would think, having raised four children–two of whom are (arguably) mature and independent adults–my parents would be able to handle a lazy seventeen year old. They cannot. I have ranted many times about myRead More

Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Monologue Written from a Female Perspective

Shakespeare’s ‘As You Like It’ Monologue Written from a Female Perspective

Arts, ASM, Books, Creative Writing, Editors' Pick, Theatre December 12, 2017 at 2:58 pm Comments

This is a response to the original monologue in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”, from a female respective.   Original monologue:   “All the world’s a stage, And all the men and women merely players; TheyRead More

The Open Mic Night took place on October 19th

ECWS Starts Year Well

Arts, Creative Writing, Events, Local, Societies December 12, 2017 at 2:28 pm Comments

Thursday, 19th October 2017 Bar 46   The English and Creative Writing Society have fired the starting gun for a year of fun, with an impressive first open mic held at Bar 46. The evening wasRead More

ECWS ‘Would I Lie To You?’ RAG Event a Huge Success

ECWS ‘Would I Lie To You?’ RAG Event a Huge Success

LAST week, Aberystwyth’s fabulous English and Creative Writing Society held their annual Raising-and-Giving event, a ‘Would I Lie to You’ competition in aid of the mental health charity, Mind. The event also included a hugely successfulRead More

***** – The Killers’ Hot Fuss is Still the Pinnacle of Panache

***** – The Killers’ Hot Fuss is Still the Pinnacle of Panache

ASM, Editors' Pick, Music October 1, 2017 at 1:06 pm Comments

Released in the early days of Summer 2004, Hot Fuss became an instant heavy-weight of the alternative rock genre. It gave the world something new to look at, and ensured that the Vegas foursome (singer andRead More

‘Anyone Can Make a Difference’ – An Interview with No Boundaries Theatre Company

‘Anyone Can Make a Difference’ – An Interview with No Boundaries Theatre Company

Arts, Theatre February 27, 2017 at 7:40 am Comments

WHEN IT COMES to high-quality theatre, Aberystwyth’s Arad Goch has already had a fantastic 2017, with all kinds of exciting productions on display. However, even amongst such an exciting line-up, Golf Course War Machine – a one-womanRead More

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus – A Bloody, Dystopian Thrill-Ride

William Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus – A Bloody, Dystopian Thrill-Ride

Arts, Theatre February 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm Comments

IT’S FAIR TO say that, in terms of renown, Titus Andronicus does not rate highly on the list of Shakespeare’s plays. Indeed, in contrast to the precise, air-tight later tragedies that keep him at the forefront ofRead More