qmunicreate #06: Journeys

An anthology of creative writing from students at the University of Glasgow, in 5 parts under the theme of Journeys:

Nameless, a short story by Swara Shukla

Chessman, Warrior, King, a poem by Mairi Murphy

My Favourite Place, a short story by Aike Jansen

Abduction on Memoria Lane, a short story by Gerry Erang

The Glasgow and South of Spain Olive Oil Company Ltd., a poem by Tom McDonald

The Glasgow and South of Spain Olive Oil Company Ltd.

Whether you go to the rich mines
Dug beneath the rich bodegas
Of Rio Tinto
Or Seville, Cadiz, Jerez,
The leisurely speech of beyond the Tweed you will hear.
In one such place, beneath the Segura, I was.

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Ireland to liberalize drug laws

Simply searching for the phrase “don’t take me drugs away” on YouTube will yield, upon the first result, a humorous and simultaneously dispiriting video. In it we see a dishevelled Dubliner with a threadbare acoustic accompaniment bothering (or entertaining) commuters on a city bus.

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