Finding a Path

Does the sheer possibility of life ever make itself very obvious? It might be the naïveté of being young but this happened to me upon leaving university. In some ways it was very exciting: it felt like there are a million paths to take, as well as unmade paths that have to somehow be realised,…

Introduction Part II

Why I Want to Write a Blog  My initial expectation of the university system as a program of education was that it would narrow my interests, closing down avenues of possibility, whilst providing me with evermore detailed maps of my ‘chosen path’. This also seemed reasonable given the extent to which universities have become the…

Introduction Part I

A Process of ‘De-Urbanisation’ I failed to get into my desired university. During the last two years of school, I invested my whole being into gaining a place at Cambridge to read Music. I was denied access on all fronts. The college I applied for (I can’t even remember what it was called now) rejected…