Boy Lowe
Since graduating from law school in Melbourne, Australia, Boy has been down and out in London, attempted several novels, worked as a freelance writer, traveled around and is currently studying for admission as a lawyer.

Entries by Boy Lowe

Don't Look Back (Too Much)

(0) Comments | Posted 26 May 2014 | (09:22)

Brace yourselves, this may come as something of a surprise. I've dropped out of Oxford. Yes, I know. It's something of an about face considering my previous posts but hear me out. I left, not due to egregious academic incompetence, lewd or licentious behaviour beneath hall tables or even to...

Read Post

Exodus: University Style

(0) Comments | Posted 21 December 2013 | (14:21)

The start of December marks a mass exodus of students from university. We are flung to various outposts, some local and some rather exotic as our colleges send us packing; eagerly anticipating the lucrative conference and holiday crowds. Save for a few hangers-on who volunteer to assist the doe-eyed, nervous...

Read Post

Surviving Career Fairs

(0) Comments | Posted 7 November 2013 | (07:35)

There is a curious phenomenon not at all restricted to my university known as the Careers Fair. Here, barely a day goes by where there is not some new fair rolling into town. Today was the Internship Fair. The last one was the somewhat dry and strangely indefinable occupation known...

Read Post

Third Week Jitters

(0) Comments | Posted 31 October 2013 | (08:59)

The third week of teaching has almost ended and already there are secretive, hushed meeting between freshers about our place here. Why are we here and What are we doing? Dare we even voice such questions? However, with the not so recent proposal by our Vice Chancellor to raise our...

Read Post

Coming Up to Oxford

(0) Comments | Posted 28 October 2013 | (17:29)

I arrived in the City of Dreaming Spires aboard the dimly lit 5am bus from Heathrow on the 7th October. I remember it precisely because I had been awake for the past twenty of twenty-four hours on a flight from Australia. Needless to say, I was not quite starry-eyed, more...

Read Post