Category : Lifestyle & Culture

Joining the Beer Revolution with Brewtown Tours

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With Yorkshire slowly on it’s way to becoming the capital of craft beer, Jessica Murray headed out with Brewtown Tours to sample some of the city’s finest brews… I have to start this article with the admission that I literally know nothing about beer. Until very recently my interest in … Read More

Review: Clique

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Jess Brittain, former Skins writer and Leeds student alumni, graces our screens again with her new thriller, Clique. The show follows two freshers and best friends, Holly and Georgia, as they begin university in Edinburgh. Whilst, the show starts with a Fresh Meat-esque style, this quickly dispels when the girls … Read More

Review: The Replacement

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The Replacement is BBC1’s new three-part psychological thriller about newly pregnant Glaswegian architect, Ellen, and her replacement, Paula. The show follows the two women as Paula learns the ropes until Ellen’s maternity leave. Whilst it starts quite mundane, Ellen quickly suspects over-achieving Paula’s motives when she gains access to files … Read More

The Wonders of Ulster

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Malin-Head, Inishowen, Donegal: Malin-Head something of rare and rural beauty. You can climb Banba’s Crown and be standing at the most Northern point in Ireland and guess what? It’s not even in Northern Ireland, logic. On a windy day you’ll be graced with the Atlantic slamming against the cliffs, on … Read More

Lets Drink Our Way – Through St Paddy’s Day.

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St Patrick’s Day isn’t all about shamrocks and a good excuse to dig out your god-awful green jumper amidst the dirty clothes at the bottom of your cupboard. No need to brag about your Irish roots (if you have any) because here in Leeds it is the best excuse to … Read More

Review: SS-GB: The shape of society had the Germans won the Battle of Britain.

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Our understanding of the modern world is often conducted in terms of being post-1945, making WWII the pinnacle of modernity. It is, therefore, quite difficult to imagine what the contemporary political landscape would look like, had the Germans won the Battle of Britain in 1940. Fresh from the BBC, original … Read More

Review: Sex, Drugs & Murder: Life in the Red Light Zone

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First shown in July last year, Sex, Drugs & Murder: Life in the Red Light Zone follows the lives of sex workers active in the Holbeck area, south Leeds. With the choice to indefinitely allow the legalisation of prostitution in the Holbeck area since the middle of 2016, BBC three … Read More

Must Read Books on Mental Health

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Having just finished National Eating Disorders awareness week (February 26th – March 4th, 2017) and now entering Self- Harm awareness month (March 1st – 31st, 2017) it seems essential to highlight mental health and learn as much as possible about some of these often debilitating disorders and illnesses. Where better … Read More

Review: Broadchurch is Back With a Bang

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David Tennant and Olivia Colman returned as the dynamic duo, DI Alec Hardy and DS Ellie Miller in ITV’s eagerly-anticipated return of Broadchurch. ITV have said that this will be the third and final series, completing a perfect crime-drama trilogy. Broadchurch writer Chris Chibnall must have been feeling the pressure, … Read More

The Edgy Veggie: Baklava

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One thing that I always get asked when I tell people I’m Turkish is ‘do you know how to make baklava?’ The answer is yes I do, but not in the traditional way where I sit for hours on end rolling out dough, instead I pop to my local shop … Read More