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An errant hand thieves a pint of milk.

A Fresher’s Guide to Fridges – 18 September 2016

Carrying in the abundance of stuff from your dad’s car; making up a bed for, likely, the first time in your life; and setting up your devices on the campus Wi-Fi. All are difficult yet essential parts of Day One at university.

But first and foremost of all is, surely, the fridge-shelf landgrab.

The letter sent by a prison inmate to Cambridge student who appeared on television at Christmas.

An “unnerving” letter? How dare she? – 9 January 2015

One is a female, 21-year-old Cambridge University student. The other is a 55-year-old man, convicted of murder and with a history of drug crime. It would, perhaps, be reasonable to assume that they have little in common – but for a letter, sent by the Long Lartin inmate at the end of last month, after a reading that the student gave during the televised Carols from King’s service “touched [his] heart”.