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Joshua Copus - Oxland

Lead Writer, The Falmouth Anchor

Location icon United Kingdom

Freelance journalist and writer, currently working for The Falmouth Anchor.



The Falmouth Anchor
Ankle Deep in the Flicka Foundation

I decided to volunteer for the Flicka Foundation Donkey Sanctuary on a whim. I've always been curious to see what it's like to work with animals but have never had the chance. Thankfully, the foundation is easily accessible to volunteer for through the FXU Flicka Volunteering Project.

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Shard - Gaming Magazine Assigment

An assignment done for the 2nd academic year, which was to create a magazine as a group project. I was assigned as Lead Design, organising the pages of the magazine and contributing to the overall look, as well as a few articles. I will acknowledge the design is a mess, but it's only an example of the work I produced during my time as a student.

Transitioning from Journalism to Copywriting

Going from one field of writing to another can seem daunting at first, but Joshua Copus - Oxland is here to tell (presumably) would-be journalists like you how to get into copywriting as an alternative. Copywriting is a rather vague-sounding subject, and one that draws confusion whenever it's mentioned.

The Falmouth Anchor
Home of Springs, Trengwaington: At the Poly

Home of Springs, Trengwaington is a long-running project by Barbara Santi, an established documentary filmmaker currently based in West Cornwall, whose themes often revolve around Cornish heritage, rurality and agriculture. This project in particular is about the Trengwaington gardens in Penzance: it takes place across multiple mediums from the feature film, to the companion book, exhibitions and even a few workshops.

The Falmouth Anchor
A Loner in a Lonely Land - My Half-Year in Finland

In winter, especially from December to January, the Finns only see the sun for six hours a day. If there's a country that epitomizes the winter blues, it's Finland, complete with the cold, isolation and lots of woodland.

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UK Climate Strikes: Cornish students join protest

Students and parents demonstrated, on Friday, in front of County Hall in Truro as part of YouthStrike4Climate's first nationwide climate change strike, with more demonstrations expected to come soon. The UK Student Climate Network (UKSCN) organised the event, which gave protesters the chance to wave banners, voice their concerns through the PA system and reach out to members of Cornwall Council.

The Falmouth Anchor
Hereditary's Horror Rebuff - How The Oscars Snubbed Toni Colette

Oscar season is drawing closer. In the realm of horror, there was a breadth of flicks this year that fit the bill for nominations, from the breakout hit A Quiet Placeto the redefining remake of Suspiriato the sci-fi horror Annihilation.

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Housing Disasters (And How to Avoid Them)

It'll soon be the start of a new term and soon after, a new academic year will approach faster than you think. Provided you haven't blown your fresher's year on clubbing or whatever, you'll be looking for accommodation outside of halls.