• Society Spotlight: Creative Writing Society

    For Impact’s society spotlights, Lauren interviewed the Creative Writing committee to find out more about what the society gets up to and what students can get out of joining the society. ...
  • Creative Corner: Small Spaces by Emily Mae

    When I read that the national average is a size 16 Like we’re all statistics in a clothing regime That I’m three sizes short of, but still considered by some as ‘fat’ For my wide hips and lack of a thigh gap I question why I care, but can’t...
  • Creative Corner – ‘Sonnet’ Showcase

    As it’s February we thought we’d go a bit old school this month and make the theme ‘sonnets’ in time for Valentine’s day. The theme is used in the loosest sense of the word with our poems either using the common form of the sonnet and others the focus...
  • Creative Corner: ‘The Town-Crier’ by Frankie Denton

    If you go down to the woods today, you may find a stranger on a dark and winding path. I did once, when I ventured into the black pines. He stood like a shadow and when he moved, he was the shifting ebony of a dilated pupil. He was...
  • Creative Corner: The Brightest Star

    Snowflakes clung to the windowpane like icing frosted upon a gingerbread house. With a start, Eleanor’s unfocused gaze took in the room around her: bench after bench of hard-working elves hand crafting this year’s presents. No time for slowing down. In her hands was another of the ragdolls, her...
  • Creative Corner: Snow

    I opened the shaking white door and saw a cream white blanket of Snow perched on the cold, shivering ground. I saw a painter, painting the dark sky into a fresh white one. A blanket of snow wanted me to step on it: I imagined it would take me...
  • Creative Corner: Winter Poem

    Frost-crisped grass, a glittering field Of upturned blades, and the distant Muffled swell of a choir singing.   Windows fogged with steam and Lights blurred behind, flashing, Pulsing, twinkling against the eye.   A brisk wind to chap the lips, Noses red, feet stamping, hands Thumping, scarfs wrapped tight....