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I heard it's rough. But I would like to go there. Or New Cross. Convice, go.
but there's worse areas, and there's decent pubs there and damn good access to other parts of London's Trendy East End.
I've had no problems, but there's about a police siren every 5 minutes. It has a bit of a reputation as being rough but I've lived here for 2 years and been to uni here for 3 and I've never witnessed any violence first hand.
I'm still waiting their reply, but after looking at royal holloway (for my friend) I've decided to research. Though if I don't get there I've already got in to Goldsmiths, so i'm 'larndun' bound. But I do like the look of QM
It's quite good. The course is really good, the people....not so much. Goldsmiths is supposed to be a lot of fun but with QM you get the whole
'University of London' thing. It depends what you want to go into, really. Goldsmiths is know for being quite forward thinking and 'arty', so if you're looking to do something quite creative, it might be the place for you. I'm probably not the best person to advise, as I don't like university that much, but the SU at QMUL is shit. To me that doesn't really matter as you've got the whole of London to go out in, and you're quite close to shoreditch, and even central...
And put in a good word/tell them to hurry the fuck up with my offer. A DiS camaraderie. Though the place i'm at now (leeds trinity *sigh*) also has shit people. I did love that at Goldsmiths there were at least 3 different posters for bands wanting musicians for 'Mars Volta fueled music'...
I think they're pretty late in replying...did you get an interview, or are you just waiting on an offer?
which perhaps not be a great omen if they haven't. But still, I'd like to think they love me regardless.
It's a pretty great place to live. Plus, if you get bored, yr only a 5 minute train journey away from London Bridge.
We didn't have nowhere to live,
we didn't have nowhere to go
til someone said
"I know this place off Burdett Road."
It was on the fifteenth floor,
it had a board across the door.
It took an hour
to prise it off and get inside.
It smelt as if someone had died;
the living room was full of flies,
the kitchen sink was blocked,
the bathroom sink not there at all.
Ooh, it's a mess alright,
And now we're living in the sky
I never thought I'd live so high,
just like Heaven,
if it didn't look like Hell.
The lift is always full of piss,
the fifth floor landing smells of fish
not just on Friday,
every single other day.
Below the kids come out at night,
they kick a ball and have a fight
and maybe shoot somebody if they lose at pool.
it's a mess alright,
Nobody wants to be your friend
cos you're not from round here, ooh
As if that was something to be proud about.
The pearly king of the Isle of Dogs
feels up children in the bogs.
Down by the playing fields, someone sets a car on fire
I guess you have to go right down
before you understand just how,
how low a human being can go.
I live there and that. I really like it. There are lots of rough bits, but basically: come and look at the area around tredegar square and you'll want to live there. Plenty of rooms going spare too. Amazing tube links too.
Ah, one of my mates back in the day lived in Tredegar Sq, I went to the primary school down the road and got chased by a massive dog in the estate opposite where my childminder lived.
Mile End = Good times.