Parkrun is a free, weekly, timed 5km run, walk or jog. Parkrun events are in over 20 countries and more will have Parkruns soon! From Thornden, our closest Parkruns include Southampton, Eastleigh and Winchester. Parkrun supports all abilities and is a great way to find a new hobby. Everyone there is supportive, and it doesn’t … More Parkrun
By Alex Marritt It was certainly an interesting year at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Phone company OnePlus made a piano, Sony made a car, and TVs now rotate. That’s cool! 1. Sony made a car! This isn’t Sony’s first entry into the motoring industry; it already makes car stereos, hardware needed for basic self-driving capabilities and much more. It’s … More Top 5 things at CES 2020
Recently, I was thinking in a lesson about what Thornden School used to look like – how was it different, if at all, to the school we attend today? Then I asked myself, where better to explore and blog about this topic than Thornden Live, Thornden’s own blogging and news club? So, over the last … More The History of Thornden School
Doki Doki Literature Club is a horror game made by Dan Salvato. It is a 13+ game and SHOULD NOT be played by those who are easily disturbed. You have been warned… It may look immensely cutesy, but this game has caused suicides, or people who play the game and ignore the warnings remaining anti-social … More Doki Doki Literature Club: Review
There’s a new “world’s fastest car…” It’s called the Jesko and it’s the latest car from Koenigsegg. It can theoretically go 300mph and it will set you back £3.5 million. Its fuel-guzzling twin-turbo, 5.0 litre V8 has 1600bhp when you run this mad, hyper-car on racing petrol. (Sorry, if you use normal fuel it only … More The World’s Fastest?
Now, in a teenager’s life social media is ubiquitous; a constant harassment on their lives, with messages and pictures bringing them to a state of tears for pointless, meaningless junk. Why endure the trauma of social media? The most received response is ‘I can communicate with my friends.’ Really? Is that enough of a reason? … More What’s the Point?
10 Weird and Funny Things (That Everyone Does!) 1) Switching to the cold side of the pillow Sometimes, you’re lying in bed and start to get hot, especially your head, and maybe your ears too. So, what do you do? Switch to the cold side of the pillow! Obviously, not everyone in the whole entire … More I Know… I Do This, Too!
Things That Can Brighten Up Your Day, No Matter What: 1) Start The Day With A Great Breakfast One of the best ways to start your day is with a yummy, healthy breakfast. This can give your body the right vitamins and nutrients to have an eventful, fun day… 2) Take In Your Surroundings Walk … More Brighten Your Day, No Matter What!
McLaren’s latest car (the 600LT Spider) is in its higher performance LT series. It is based on the 570s but is lighter and more powerful, and its 3.8 litre V8 produces 592bhp and 620nm of torque. It has a top speed of 201 mph, can sprint from 0-60 in 2.8 secs and costs £201,000! In … More “Not just good. Very, very good!”
Recently, I have been reading the Gone series by Michael Grant, a teenage book author who has lived in 50 different homes! The series consists of 6 books in the following order: Gone Hunger Lies Plague Fear Light (The last one, and the one I’m currently reading) About the Books Each book is around 300 … More February’s Book Review