Tuesday, March 1, 2011

look, here's what you need to understand

Summer sputters to a close, and all the hipsters are back from their south-east Asia contiki tours. The population at Redfern station suddenly quadruples, there's no parking to be found within a ten-block radius of City Rd and the proliferation of green Campos coffee cups littering the sidewalks hits scary levels. Oh yes, folks, you guessed it: the University of Sydney is back open for business. And the start of March semester heralds the inevitable influx of over-dressed, over-styled, fresh-off-the-boat 18 year olds eager to assert their newly-found unique snowflake status with faded florals, short shorts, heavy black boots and equally heavy black eyeliner. It happens every year. It's boring. And it offends me. Thus I decided to blog about it.

So be forewarned: if you wear a playsuit. If your shorts are shorter than your underwear. If you're wobbling down the Eastern Avenue cobblestones in platform wedges. If you're shouldering a Crumpler bag. IF YOU'RE WEARING JEGGINGS. I, along with the rest of the campus, am going to judge you, on a weekly basis.

Stay tuned for the Week 1 addition, coming soon to a browser near you.

5 comments:

  1. MY COMMENT DISAPPEARED.

    Anyway, as I was saying, I cannot fucking wait. I am considering going back to USYD just so I can partake in the shenanigans. CAN I BE A PART OF IT TOO? PLEASE?

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  2. OF COURSE YOU CAN YOU ARE MY BLOG HERO!

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  3. FUCK YEAH.

    Also, I wish we could 'like' comments on blogspot. I would motherfucking 'like' the shit out of your above comment. Love! <3

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  4. and so it begins... haha looking forward to reading more

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  5. what on earth is a "playsuit" is it those overally-short-shirt things?

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