Author Archives: Nash

Guild Elections 2014 Post-mortem (Part Three)

or View from the Sidelines: The Pirate Puusta Campaign [DISCLAIMER: This is post of very niche interest. If you are among the 99.99999% of the human population who have no direct interest in the University of Birmingham Guild of Students … Continue reading

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Guild Elections 2014 Post-mortem (Part Two)

or Hacks gonna hack: Obsessive Presidential Vote Overanalyis. [DISCLAIMER: This is post of very niche interest. If you are among the 99.99999% of the human population who have no direct interest in the University of Birmingham Guild of Students elections, … Continue reading

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Lookalike

While browsing through leading churnalist reddit-plaigarising site Buzzfeed earlier, I noted an amusing article titled “26 Pictures of Politicians When They Were Younger“. Looking through the photos was a mostly prejudice confirming exercise, until I got to number 22, showing … Continue reading

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Guild Elections 2014 Post-mortem (Part One)

or How to Win a Guild Election [DISCLAIMER: This is post of very niche interest. If you are among the 99.99999% of the human population who have no direct interest in the University of Birmingham Guild of Students elections, you … Continue reading

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Et tu quoque, Putin?

Violating the territorial integrity of a sovereign nation is one form of villainy. Shamelessly engaging in blunt and blatant logical fallacy is quite another. [note: this post has no referencing, mainly because it is a rant written on the fly, … Continue reading

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The Last Post: Chapter Five

AN ALTERNATE HISTORY by NASH “The Last Post” is a counter-factual, or “alternate history” scenario. It is published in weekly instalments here on Things Can Only Get Better. It is a work of fiction, of speculation, and of a certain … Continue reading

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Who you know

2011-12 may well have been my formative year. A year spent chasing the elusive promise of a graduate job in science, then any graduate job, then any job at all. A year filled with frustrations, broken promises, betrayal, fear, persecution, … Continue reading

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