Coloured views

I remember sitting in a lecture hall, third row from the front. It was an old room, well loved, and the sun was streaming through the vertical blinds captured in the dust stirred by 30 nervous, anxious and very unsure students. It was the first day of college and I had no idea what to expect. As it turns out, I never really figured it out but that’s a story for another day. Instead I sat there next to two guys who I’d happened to wander into the room with. We were chatting awkwardly and I think we were all grateful when the lecturer entered the room. Fresh from school, we all hushed up and did our best impressions of …

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Pulp issue

OK, I give up. Which paper should I read? I’m not a big newspaper guy, the Metro in the morning, and the occasional paper at the weekend, but I regularly hear comments about papers by others.. is this common information? Is it listed somewhere? (Times = Conservative, Guardian = liberal) and if I hardly read a paper is it worth my time finding out? So, is the Glasgow Herald a safe bet? BTW – I know I that the Daily Record/Sun/News of the World etc aren’t classed here, I’m talking Independent and Telegraph etc. UPDATE: Better still, let’s build the perfect newspaper – which sections are best? which columnist? which supplements?

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