• Trees in the snow

    Snow-Stopping Outfits To Wear This Winter

    This winter has proven to be a cold one, with lots of the UK seeing snow throughout this year so far. Many of us may see the snow as a barrier to what we can wear, and yes, trying to balance staying warm with staying on trend can be...
  • The All-Too-Necessary Guide for…Surviving University Cold and Flu

    It has happened to us all; whether it’s the bog-standard Freshers’ Flu, or a more general snotty-bunged-up-ness that passes from bedroom to bedroom, door handle to door handle, and lecture theatre to lecture theatre – we’ve all been there. And isn’t it just so much worse being unwell at...
  • Dear Agony Aunt: I’ve got a cold…

    Dear Auntie Carol… How do you deal with a bad cold? Dear reader… “The Carol Cold is so much MORE than the common cold – just like Auntie Carol is so much more than the common person” What you first need to understand is that colds occur on a...
  • Comfort Food – Thick Vegetable Soup

    Soup is the perfect meal for both lunch and dinner. This recipe is quick, easy, cheap to make and can be altered to use up your fresh veg! Ingredients: This recipe makes three servings. Vegetable stock cube 1 tin of chopped tomatoes 2 sticks of celery 2 carrots 150g...
  • It’s Snow Joke

    The incoming blizzard has already begun to affect the university, with hundreds of students staying in bed to avoid the cold, or coming to lectures solely for the central heating. The worst of the cold weather is predicted on Thursday and Friday this week, as cold air is displaced...
  • Creative Corner – A Haiku a Day for a Week

    MONDAY Day stretches its arms Crisp air slices tender skin, Early morning sun TUESDAY Fingers clasped tightly Steam rises from coffee cups Hunched shoulders, long breath WEDNESDAY Light – bursts through curtains The alarm rings, kettle sings Slow patter of feet THURSDAY Clouds sit on hangers, Pale faces pinched...
  • Album Review: Maroon 5- Red Pill Blues

    Following the release of their seminal breakthrough record Songs About Jane, Maroon 5’s career has been a mixed bag. For every major hit (‘Moves Like Jagger’), there’d be forgettable filler (‘Daylight’), and some of their best songs (‘Payphone’) have been marred by unnecessary rap sections. And as the band...