Author Archive: Uther Dean

Uther was one of the two arts editors in 2009. He was the horoscopier and theatre writer in 2010. Alongside Elle Hunt, Uther was coeditor in 2011.

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Breathing

by / October 15, 2012 / No Comments

“All these men will drown with or without you. They would have drowned whether you chose this boat or not.”

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Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

by / October 15, 2012 / No Comments

That’s what I’m holding on to as I step out of the bomb shelter of school into the desolate nuclear wasteland of reality and consequence. I am going to trust myself. I am going to trust myself. I am going to know that I am worth saving.

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Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

by / October 1, 2012 / No Comments

Remember that time I drunkenly told you that you saved my life? You said “Don’t say that.” You have never really thought about how much you live for other people.

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Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

by / September 24, 2012 / No Comments

The one about about how most people on Tumblr just need to fuck off and fuck up.

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Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

by / September 17, 2012 / No Comments

I have been thinking a lot recently about how success in any field is half luck and half being ready for when that luck appears. I have been thinking a lot about how unprepared, how not ready I feel.

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Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

by / September 10, 2012 / No Comments

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Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

by / August 20, 2012 / No Comments

Art is vital but don’t let that stop you being silly.

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Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

by / August 13, 2012 / No Comments

I need you to take a moment to understand the complexity of things. This is the Te Ao Marama issue of Salient and if the student body of this fine institution reacts to it as they normally do Asher and Ollie, chief dude-bros of this organ of student opinion, are about to be inundated with letters from you about how angry or offended or annoyed you were by the bulk of the issue being in Te Reo.

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Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

by / August 6, 2012 / No Comments

Nothing is new. Everything has been done. But nothing has been new for like a thousand years so just get over it. Everything has been done, yeah. But for fucking ages and everyone since then seems to have gotten by just fine.

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Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

Things You Already Know But Just Need To Be Told

by / July 30, 2012 / No Comments

LIFE IS KINDA LIKE THAT BIT AT THE END OF ‘DOUBT’ WHERE MERYL STREEP YELLS ‘I HAVE SUCH DOOOOOOOOOOOOOUBT! That chat is me totally failing to follow my own advice. How often have I told you to just get on with it. How many times have I told you to stop wallowing? Jesus, I’m almost [...]

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