No SerpenTimes edition with the theme of ‘curses’ would be complete without mentioning Harry Potter and the Cursed Child... Please be aware that this review will contain spoilers although I will try my best to keep these to a minimum, after all, J.K. Rowling has asked us to “keep the secrets” and I have the badges to prove it! It’s hard to narrow it down, but I wanted to share with you my five favourite parts of the play. [READ MORE]
Black Mirror - A Sinister Marvel Maxim Trevelyan
Which is why, in honor of the season three premiere of one of my favorite shows (after a three-year wait), Black Mirror, I decided to make a review in hopes of attracting people to this wonderful piece of television.
At the beginning, I want to make a point. This show is not, under any circumstance, appropriate for anyone under the age of 18. In fact, this show should not be watched by anyone with a faint heart. It explores disturbing themes of technology and human mind, but they are intelligently shown and give you something to think about. [READ MORE]
My Furry Little Problem Prof. Scarlet Leslie-Lewis
Halfway through the fifth season of my all-time favorite TV show, Monk, I could finally relate to the OCD detective's famous catchphrase, "It's a blessing, and a curse." My cursed blessing comes in the form of bipolar disorder. During one of my rotations, my preceptor linked mental illnesses to "monsters." Naturally, bipolar disorder parallels the dual nature of the werewolf. Bipolar disorder is comprised of two major mood phases: mania and depression. [READ MORE]
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Harry Potter Read-Along Update Maxwell Shadow
The Read-Along continues in the Dungeons with new tasks, trivia and discussion topics each week. All students and staff are welcome, regardless of their house, and everyone who participates gets to earn scales. If you earn enough you could win a shiny award at the end of the year as well as having lots of fun along the way. I hope to see you there soon! [READ MORE]
Sepak Takraw - Kick Volleyball Maxim Trevelyan
This particular sport comes from Southeast Asia and it is called sepak takraw, also known as kick volleyball. It is often equated to volleyball itself, with a major difference that the players are forbidden from using their hands to move the ball across the net. Every other body part is fair game.[READ MORE]
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