Tag : love

Which day is Valentine’s Day? Every day!

9 months ago / 0 comments

It’s easy and effortless to be romantic when every advertisement reminds us of Valentine’s Day, when every supermarket offers ranges of chocolates of every conceivable shape and every shop is selling romantic presents. It’s easy to love when love is in the air. But how to we keep this feeling … Read More

Some of the best love stories literature has to offer

10 months ago / 0 comments

We all love a good love story. A good romance to keep us happy and hopeful. There have been some amazing love stories in literature over the past few decades, so here are a few to get yourself in the Valentine’s Day spirit. Me Before You (and After You) – … Read More

The Undateables: Helpful or Harmful?

1 year ago / 0 comments

BAFTA nominated TV programme ‘The Undateables’, which follows a different group of disabled singletons each week on their journey for love, has returned to Channel 4 for its seventh series. The popular reality show has been on our screens for five years now, yet still continues to evoke plenty of … Read More

STYLE EDIT: The Classic Tale of Romeo and… Romeo

2 years ago / 0 comments

O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo? Also where’s your jacket from? Shakespeare’s masterpiece Romeo and Juliet is a classic heart wrenching tale, but often it’s forgotten that so much of the drama is told through stage dynamics and theatrical conventions. A key element of those theatrical dynamics were of … Read More

What I learned from my first break-up

2 years ago / 0 comments

Your social media image is the least important thing in the world: I adored posting photos of me and my boyfriend on Instagram, Facebook, and just about anywhere else it was possible to do so. I liked showing the world how happy we were. Now, I see couples doing the … Read More

How Einstein theorised University relationships

2 years ago / 0 comments

According to Einstein’s theory of relativity, space-time is warped in different parts of the universe. What Einstein did not predict, but which my friend Nicholas has keenly observed, is that the same is true on a planetarian scale. Essentially, different parts of the world, specifically university campuses, have a disrupted … Read More

Love: Enough to melt your heart

3 years ago / 0 comments

Created by Judd Apatow, Love is a satirical, quirky, imperfect representation of modern-day relationships. Perhaps in some ways comparable another Netflix original, Master of None starring Aziz Ansari, it seeks to create an authentic, glamour-free portrayal of love in the 21st century. Apatow is known for his satirical humour, lack … Read More

Make the first move, you won’t regret it

3 years ago / 1 comments

I’ve never been the prettiest girl in school. Actually, as a teenager I wasn’t pretty at all. I can hear you saying this is not true: that I’m beautiful and full of interesting qualities. Well, trust me when I say that when I was seventeen I was totally not. I … Read More

What does ‘Love’ mean to Leeds?

3 years ago / 0 comments

The Gryphon focuses on the notion of love and speaks to students from varying sexual orientations on campus in the week running up to Valentine’s Day to find out their perspectives on love. As we near Valentine’s Day, instead of focusing on the chocolates, cards, and flowers, we might benefit … Read More

Does my Pet Love me?

3 years ago / 0 comments

Over recent years, academics from around the world have been paying the question of non-human emotion the attention it is due. Many of us, (myself included) would happily testify; I love my dog and my dog loves me. But for science, this kind of thesis has been off-limits to even … Read More