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Blogs | Salvo's, via Memory Lane

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It is often said that during austerity, we have a habit of looking backwards towards more familiar, comfortable times. The human race have been doing it forever, and sometimes we call it Romanticism. Born out of the uncertainty of the industrial revolution, the romantic movement sparked a shift towards the … Read More

Blogs | Bibis Italianissimo

5 years ago / 0 comments

You’ve probably seen Bibis Italianissimo if you’ve spent any time at Cockpit of an evening or driven from the south into the city centre; it’s the place you’re wishing you could go to instead, as you queue for an eternity in the rain under a bridge (sorry, Cockpit). Tuesday evening, … Read More

The Eating Out Scout: Ecco Pizzeria

5 years ago / 0 comments

Staying on the Italian theme this week Ella Healing tried out our local Headingley based Ecco Pizzeria… For our last week in Leeds, my boyfriend and I needed to celebrate a little. I’d heard great things about Ecco Pizzeria from friends, and we were far from disappointed by our visit. … Read More

The Eating Out Scout: La Besi

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Awkwardly situated on the far edge of campus, behind the well-established Library Pub, I have zoomed past La Besi without a second glance countless times whilst on a mad campus dash. It was only in the post-exam hedonism that myself and my housemate, on a friend’s recommendation, were prompted to … Read More

Italian scholarship commemorates Kercher

6 years ago / 0 comments

To mark the fifth anniversary of Meredith Kercher’s death, the University of Perugia has set up a scholarship to honour the Leeds  student. Kercher, 21, from Croydon, South London was studying in the Italian town as part of a one year course in Modern History, Political Theory and History of … Read More