Category : Lifestyle & Culture

Feeling Homesick? You’re Never Alone

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When ambitiously making plans for my gap year, I decided I would start by travelling alone to Mexico. I was meeting a group for a volunteering project but had a week of staying in Playa del Carmen alone first. This should have been the most exciting week of my life … Read More

Books to get you in the Autumn Mood

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Autumn is always an interesting blend of spooky and cosy vibes. The weather starts to get colder, the leaves start falling and Halloween approaches. There is nothing like cosying up with a good book at this time of the year. To help you make the most of it, here are … Read More

Battling Loneliness in University

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A recent survey by the BBC Radio 4 has revealed that young people, including those at university, are some of the loneliest people in the country. Following this information, here are some top tips to help you deal with feelings of loneliness at university. The first tip is to join … Read More

5 Must-See Halloween Films

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With Halloween fast approaching, here are a few must-see Halloween films… 1. IT – 2017 IT is an American supernatural horror film directed by Argentinean director, Andy Muschietti. This is the first of a two-part film adaptation of Stephen King’s 1986 killer clown novel. This terrifying clown movie, about a shape-shifting … Read More

Review: Better Call Saul Season 4

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This fourth instalment of Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould’s Breaking Bad prequel may just be the best yet as they succeed in further creating a series with a style so uniquely filled with action, subtle comedy, and nail-biting suspense that it can be viewed autonomously from its parent series. In … Read More

Review: The Dragon Prince

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From the animators of the incredible series Avatar: the Legend of Aang and the second series about the Legend of Korra, The Dragon Prince had a lot to live up to – and it didn’t disappoint. The fantasy world in which the story is set is a fantastic reality full of … Read More

Fantastic Tweets: The Crimes of JK Rowling

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JK Rowling has recently come under fire for the casting of South Korean Claudia Kim as the character of Nagini in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald. In a new plot twist, Rowling has revealed that Nagini was once human – a secret she has claimed to have kept … Read More

Backing the bid: Channel 4 in Leeds

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Leeds joins competition with Birmingham and Manchester to become the new headquarter city for Channel 4. But why should Leeds lead the pack? At a first look when compared with Manchester with ITV or Birmingham, home of BBC Three, Leeds may seem the underdog. But who doesn’t love an underdog? … Read More

Top 5 Curry Spots in Leeds

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October 22nd kicks off official curry week, so we’ve put together a list of some of the best places to get your tikka fix. Whether you’re on a budget or splashing out, these are sure to spice up your week.   1. The Cat’s Pyjamas With two restaurants, one in Headingley … Read More

Watch, Read, Listen: the Kavanaugh Case

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There’s been a lot of noise in the press and on social media recently about the Republican judge Brett Kavanaugh who has been nominated for a position in the Supreme Court, despite facing sexually assault allegations by Dr Christine Blasey Ford and two other women. Being backed by Trump has … Read More