Category : Lifestyle & Culture

Twin Peaks Episode 14 Review and Analysis: An ode to David Bowie

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What. A. Dream. When Twin Peaks decides to make an impact, it comes hurtling at us in full force. This was an episode that shows the series’ skill in placing us within a shroud of smoke, meaning that even the most basic facts become disorientating. How did we never link … Read More

Dirty Martini to join Leeds’ cocktail scene

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Dirty Martini is the latest name set to join the renowned Leeds nightlife scene, with a site acquisition in close proximity to Greek Street, one of the city centre’s busiest nightspots. The news comes as part of the bar group’s wider plans for growth and expansion, having recently announcing a new … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 12: Review and Analysis

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If the three minute scene in episode 7 in which a man relentlessly brushed the floor of The Roadhouse was too much for you, then this week’s episode would have been a brushstroke (or few) too far  *Warning, this article contains spoilers* David Lynch can do no wrong. Quite literally: … Read More

Twin Peaks Episode 11 Review and Analysis: The Return of the Cherry Pie

3 weeks ago / 0 comments

Warning: this article includes spoilers, do not read unless you have been following Twin Peaks: The Return All is not what it seems in the poor old town of Twin Peaks. This week’s episode seamlessly flows from the horror-esque images of Hasting’s half mauled, half-chewed looking head to the dry-humour … Read More

Game of Thrones: Has the ‘Hype Train’ Come to a Halt?

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No. No, it hasn’t. However, that doesn’t mean that Season 7 has started off exactly as some would have hoped. Season 7 marks the show’s twilight hours; it is finally steering towards an end. The premier certainly shows this, ending with the incredibly powerful moment of Daenerys finally arriving in … Read More

The Botanist – Perfect for that post-graduation meal

2 months ago / 0 comments

If you’re searching for that perfect graduation meal, then look no further than The Botanist… Deciding where to go for your post-graduation meal is a challenging task. Even if your parents insist it’s your choice, when mum hates Thai food and Dad isn’t a big fan of Italian, finding somewhere … Read More

Meet the Author: Megan Eaves

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Megan Eaves, the North Asia Destination Editor for Lonely Planet, came along to the Business School, as part of the Business Confucius Institute’s series of ‘Meet the Author’ events, to tell us more about her role working for Lonely Planet and her recent travels in China researching the Gansu province … Read More

Review: Cantina, Leeds’ first all-vegan restaurant

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The city’s first all-vegan cafe has just opened at The Old Red Bus Station, so we went down to give it a try… I should probably start this review with the admission that I’m not vegan in the slightest. I’m a meat-eater through and through. So this probably doesn’t make … Read More

Booking on a Budget: Summer Guide

4 months ago / 0 comments

Berlin As capital cities go, Berlin is remarkably cheap. There is something to interest everyone – the clubbing is unrivalled, the history of the city is presented in such an amazing way and the food is cheap and tasty. The shopping is also great, and every Sunday there is a … Read More

Thirteen Reasons Why: Netflix’s Most Controversial New Show

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Jay Asher’s best-selling novel Thirteen Reasons Why celebrated its tenth anniversary this year with the release of the highly-anticipated Netflix show of the same name, and is all anyone seems to be talking about. Its popularity has brought issues such as suicide and mental health to the fore. In times … Read More