Vitality vs Oxygen: Boost, Aggression and Costly Mistakes

Two months ago, I wrote an article comparing the composition and play-style’s of Oxygen Esports and Renault Vitality. These two teams once again found themselves in the Grand Finals of a major European tournament at the Rocket Baguette: Summer Grand Prix and produced another instalment in an ever intriguing and thrilling rivalry. The series hadContinue reading “Vitality vs Oxygen: Boost, Aggression and Costly Mistakes”

Psych Advice : Reasonable Explanations

Throughout the first year of studying for a psychology degree, there are so many moments that mould the worldview of the students who take it. Where even the simplest pieces of information can lead to a cataclysmic change in the way a topic is approached. One of these occurred in the very first workshop andContinue reading “Psych Advice : Reasonable Explanations”

Oxygen and Vitality, an uncanny resemblance

With Fusion EU in the record books, European Rocket League heads into the rest of the online summer season with two French teams favourites to win it all, Oxygen Esports and Renault Vitality. But these two teams are incredibly similar in their construction and mechanical ability, and both have seemingly managed the problems of havingContinue reading “Oxygen and Vitality, an uncanny resemblance”

The consensus on: MDMA

MDMA, or 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine is a common psychoactive stimulant that is illegal in most parts of the world. It causes sensations of euphoria and elation, but also a sense of well-being and inner awareness much like psychedelics. This gives rise to its use at festivals and clubs, as well as its use in a more relaxedContinue reading “The consensus on: MDMA”

The consensus on: Marijuana

And so begins a new series entitled “The consensus on”. In this series of articles, I will attempt to give the best current information all the major drugs and try and clear up the common misconceptions about them. The main focus of this series will be on the implications for recreational use, rather than medicalContinue reading “The consensus on: Marijuana”

Maximilian Schachmann, a dream season cut short?

Second in Algarve, the general classification in Nice, a dream start to 2020. The current global crisis cut short what could have been a career defining season for Max Schachmann. With his power on punchy terrain and fantastic early season form, he would have been a favourite in the Ardennes and on any short uphillContinue reading “Maximilian Schachmann, a dream season cut short?”

The race that inspired me: Mont Ventoux 2013

This is the story of the race up Ventoux, from the eyes of an entranced twelve-year-old: The Tour de France up until this day had been thrilling. This new, sophisticated sport of grand tour riding had provided so much entertainment during the long, lazy summer holiday. There was plenty of time in the day, andContinue reading “The race that inspired me: Mont Ventoux 2013”

The iPhone SE, without competition

The iPhone SE’s release was very understated by Apple’s standards, no stage, no event, no “one more thing”. But the SE, even though it is a jumble mess of unused parts from previous phones, may well succeed in securing a new generation of users. Coming in at £469 for a 128GB version of the phone,Continue reading “The iPhone SE, without competition”