Category : Lifestyle & Culture

Five Things to Do For Your Revision Break

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Taking a study break is a slippery slope. There is no denying it is a crucial part of effective revision, because revision is only worthwhile when it’s being executed effectively, and it can’t be effective when we are too tired or burnt-out from focusing too long.   Breaks are key … Read More

How to make realistic New Year’s resolutions

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It is a tradition to sit down at the end of the calendar year and set resolutions for the next. People all over the world make promises to better themselves, only to break them later. Just like how the diet starts on Monday, it seems to be that the “new” … Read More

New Year, Same Me

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We’re all aware of the well known saying “New Year New Me” and throughout January the most popular topic of conversation seems to centre around each persons promise to themselves that this year will be different. Whether it is a challenge to lose weight, break a habit, or adopt a … Read More

What Bandersnatch Means for the Future of Television Viewing

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Bandersnatch, a weird meta moment that might not change the landscape of television, but will give you pause about the nature of reality and free will.   Charlie Brooker once again succeeds at creating something unique and unsettling in this special interactive episode of Black Mirror. The story follows Stefan, … Read More

TV Review: The Sinner

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Netflix’s most convoluted programme is back, and it’s just as bingeable as before. The second series of mystery drama The Sinner sees Jessica Biel behind the camera as executive producer, with an arguably upgraded cast. Like the first series, it is fast paced from the outset yet doesn’t compromise character … Read More

Victoria’s Secret Angels: the Dangerous Fantasy

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The Victoria’s Secret Show has the potential to be a site of female positivity, confidence and girl-power. Unfortunately, year-on-year it undermines this, conveying elitism and representing warped ideas about body-image, self-worth and social standards.   I wanted to write this reflection with more positivity. I started by writing a list … Read More

Ideas for an Alternative Vegan Christmas Dinner

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It’s that time of the year already; Christmas is only around the corner! The Christmas lunch is one of my favourite parts about the whole day because it’s a chance for everyone to sit around the dinner table and put all their differences aside to enjoy a hearty meal together. … Read More

Staying in Leeds over Christmas? Top 5 Things to Do in the Break

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With the Christmas tunes already infiltrating most public spaces, it’s hard to ignore the festive season. Whilst most of you will be heading home to connect with loved ones and family, some of us live too far, can’t afford the transport home or shudder at the thought of having their … Read More

Top 5 Restaurants for a Farewell Christmas Dinner

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No matter what year you’re in, whether you’re a fresher settling in to the uni environment, in a different city and meeting new people, or a final year student with a never-ending to-do list, the first term has been pretty hectic for most of us. With the first term slowly … Read More

Top 4 Tips to Get People What They Really Want for Christmas

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Picture the scene: It’s Christmas day and your friend or loved one opens their present to find a pack of black socks from M&S. They make a not-so-subtle attempt to feign excitement before tossing it in the pile of other gifts. Although the socks will likely come in handy, the … Read More