140 Characters

Empty message, A blank screen. “Wud m8? R u ok?”, What does this all mean. Rhetoric, symbols, Syllables and sounds. A meaningful chat Met with a frown. A conversation with no speech, But that is the norm, no? Six hundred acquaintances I have, Only one friend I know. Put pen to paper For a final […]

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Loyle Carner; A New Wave of Rap

Amos Murphy  For years rap and hip hop music has been tarnished by backwards thinking individuals; misogynistic lyrics and racial prejudices have dominated its scene for decades – up steps Loyle Carner, a London born artist who is at the forefront in modernising the hip hop genre, whilst creating some stunning music on the way. […]

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Berlin Ist Wunderbar; A Comprehensive Guide to One of Europe’s Biggest Cosmopolitan Cities

Amos Murphy Divided by politics; united through beauty – no city provides a binary opposite of culture, architecture and lifestyle like Berlin. Dissimilar to the majority of Europe’s major cities, Berlin isn’t a concrete jungle of mammoth skyscrapers shadowing the streets below – quite the opposite. Der Tiergarten – Berlin’s gigantic 5.2 km squared park, […]

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Is Football Really Comimg Home?

Amos Murphy As the eyes of the world yet again re-focus their sights for another nine months of countless nerve jangling and heart wrenching moments on the pitch, there is something that won’t be captured by the cameras this season – the action in the stands. Like a refugee being mercilessly torn away from their […]

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Tracks Of My Tears

A poem by Amos Murphy  Love Will Tear Us Apart, but attempts to inject F.E.A.R will only make us stronger.   So, just Stand By Me and together we will see how resolute and tough we can be. Because This Is How It Feels to be Mancunian, and This Is How It Feels to be […]

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Alright R’ Kid

A poem by Amos Murphy: R’ kid is mint, R’ kid is great, R’ kid is the coolest one on the block I rate. R’ kid wears deep red, R’ kid wears sky blue, R kid always has three stripes on their shoe. R’ kid is home, R’ kid is away, R’ kid is jumpers […]

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