Cheap lolz, swashbuckling romance and essay crises

Jenny is a frighteningly bright Philosophy student, Tim is her flirtatious slacker of a flatmate. Come here to follow the life adventures of these two absolutely not stereotypical Cambridge students. You'll learn very little in the process, but I'll get better at watercolour.

Sunday, 25 December 2011

Christmas Time



Alright everyone, I'll see you on January 12th for the first Doodle of 2012! Until then have fun. I won't. I'll be writing stuff I should have been writing but I was too busy doodling.

Thursday, 22 December 2011

Journey to Success



It's all about having the right skills set.

Sunday, 18 December 2011

Early Teenage Crisis



It's going to be a fun Christmas holiday for Jenny.

Thursday, 15 December 2011

(Almost) Independent Thought



As [my supervisor] shrewdly observes, [my advisor] is absolutely right to point out the excellence of [my external examiner]'s theory.

Sunday, 11 December 2011

The Rise of the Overdiplomaed



send-your-bourgeois-parents-on-a-guilt-trip.com
should be a Thing.

Thursday, 8 December 2011

Life of Sisyphus



If only you could just submit that.

Sunday, 4 December 2011

Thursday, 1 December 2011

Eight Weeks Later



Jenny takes it philosophically. Some students have seriously studied Epicurus's philosophy and decided to adopt it.

Sunday, 27 November 2011

Parental Anxiety



Autobiographical? HA! NOOooo... *sorrymumanddad*

Thursday, 24 November 2011

Thursday, 17 November 2011

Early Start



I'm not including myself in this. Sorry.

Sunday, 13 November 2011

Sleepy Genius



It's getting dangerously close to week 5 for Rob.

Thursday, 10 November 2011

Week Five Nostalgia



Maybe we could call it 'Year Five Blues'

Sunday, 6 November 2011

Testing the Questionnaire



Hamilcar is sort of the literal embodiment of SurveyMonkey.

Sunday, 30 October 2011

Statistical Package for Suspicious Studies



His Ethics & Risk Assessment checklist might be a little bit trickier than Jenny's.

Thursday, 27 October 2011

Sweet Supervision



Thankfully, Jenny hadn't hidden razor blades in the sweets.

Thursday, 20 October 2011

Taste the Difference



First published in TCS Michaelmas Issue 4


To the non-Cambridge people who might be reading this blog, Lord Sainsbury is our new University Chancellor.

Sunday, 16 October 2011

Corrupting The Youth



Probably the first time Tim was preferred to a philosophy essay.

Thursday, 13 October 2011

Calculated Risks



Papercuts and drinking too much coffee, arguably, are the main risks of this sort of enterprise.

Sunday, 9 October 2011

A Friendly Warning to Freshers



Just so your parents know what you're doing with that student loan money.

Thursday, 6 October 2011

Keen Banter Day



What will YOU sign up for and be on the mailing list for the next three years of your life without ever having the motivation to email the person and say you want to be taken off it because you've never been remotely interested in what the hell they're doing every Saturday afternoon?

Sunday, 2 October 2011

Small Reasons To Celebrate



Crunchy potato should only be allowed in crisps.

Thursday, 29 September 2011

Indistinguishable From Magic



This is one of the only autobiographical ones. Apart from the last two panels. And I only have an iPod Touch.

Sunday, 25 September 2011

Unwanted Readers



That is the ghosts' absolute favourite game. There's not much else to do in a library.

Thursday, 22 September 2011

Thou Shalt Not Torture



The library is a treacherous place.

Sunday, 18 September 2011

Barking Up The Wrong Tree: A Definition



Recently I found a book that was literally covered in notes from a visibly annoyed reader, culminating in 'HOW??? can you say that???'

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Library Fever



Not only he'll fail his PhD but also everyone else's.

Sunday, 11 September 2011

Worthwhile Preparations



One day I'll convert my whole PhD thesis to Wingdings.

Thursday, 8 September 2011

The Next Stage



He'll reach Acceptance some day. So will we all. Maybe.

Sunday, 4 September 2011

Engaging With the Audience



And we're back for a second year of comics (many) and fan mail (probably not that much)! hello everyone!

Sunday, 31 July 2011

See you later in September



J.K. Rowling, if you read this: sorry for the bad news on your birthday. Hope you have a good one.

Thursday, 28 July 2011

Phenolemonology of the Ferrero



I'm not being paid by Ferrero for this free publicity, by the way. Mr Ferrero, if you come across this website, send me 30 boxes of Rochers and I'll call it square. Grazie.

Sunday, 24 July 2011

(Heart)breaking News



As I write these words, news of Amy Winehouse's death have just been tweeted...

too late.

Thursday, 21 July 2011

Idleness Exposed



They didn't really drown her. They just threatened her with massive Playmobil-land destruction.

Sunday, 17 July 2011

The Cave Revisited



Ok, this is the last, for now, of the Cave series...

Thursday, 14 July 2011

Outside In



Seeing them in pencil is almost like seeing them naked. Not PG anymore!!

Sunday, 10 July 2011

Curiouser and Curiouser



'So not only I live in an artificial world, but the artist can't Photoshop to save her life!'

(preempting criticism: ur doin it rite)

Thursday, 7 July 2011

Sunday, 3 July 2011

On the Tip of My Tongue



The one on... you know, where you say... that thing about...

Thursday, 30 June 2011

Slippery Slope



Definitely should be a new trend in academic presentations.