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Jack Remiel Cottrell

​Jack Remiel Cottrell is a cryptid lurking in the hills of east Auckland who emerges only for rugby games. He is an alumni of the 2019/20 MCW class, and winner of the Sir James Wallace Prize.

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Ten acceptable acts of arson

There are many messages in this book: Never go drinking using your passport for ID. Make sure to apply lidocaine before ripping out your toenails. Magic might be real, but it never fixes the worst of your problems. Try to fall in love with bastards. You or someone you know…
Poster, 'If you must travel', Early 1940s, London, by Henry Hildesley Ltd., H.M. Stationery Office. Gift of Mr C H Andrews, 1967. Te Papa (GH015847)2021 SummerT3SHORTS

Auckland Shorts II

They probably play the viola   Kia Ora Students, University administration has noticed higher-than-normal numbers of time travellers appearing this semester. The Vice-Chancellor’s Office would like to take this opportunity to reassure students that Everything is Fine. The Head of Department for Physics, Dr Amanda Wu, is keeping us informed…
Jack Remiel Cottrell
February 10, 2021
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Auckland Shorts

Microfiction 3D printing only became ubiquitous once the machines could print using any materials – plastics, plants, stem cells, dreams.   Bushfires started earlier each year. Soon every month saw fire restrictions, as we tried to make sure there was something left to burn.   That robots would take our…
Jack Remiel Cottrell
December 15, 2019