• The Playwright Launch Party

    This May, The Playwright, a new bar on Shakespeare Street, opened its doors to Nottingham, promising to be the stylish summer bolthole of 2019. Bathed in shades of deep greens and blues, the cosy, colonial décor features cream lampshades and patterned tiles on the wall. The bar, owned by...
  • Penny Lane Launch Party

    Nostalgic childhood memories, excellent drinks, and all the fun of the seaside- everything is to be found in Nottingham’s newest bar, Penny Lane. Located on Fletcher Gate in Nottingham’s famous Lace Market, Penny Lane is the newest addition to Nottingham’s independent bar scene. Behind the launch of Penny Lane...
  • McDonald’s Monopoly: Marketing Obesity or Harmless Fun?

    It’s that time of year again where I go to McDonald’s and plan out what food I’m getting to maximise the amount of monopoly stickers that I win. A free student McFlurry takes precedence over a free burger, as you get two extra stickers on the ice cream there’s...
  • The Problems You Face When Working in the Food and Drinks Industry

    Part-time work is hard to come by and so when you are struggling for cash you will be excited when you get an offer of employment from a restaurant or bar. Here is some friendly advice, just don’t. It is not like the movies where you’re a cute waitress,...
  • What Happened When I Went Vegan for Lent

    Can you make yourself gluten intolerant? I have definitely made it possible with the copious amount of bread I have consumed over the past few weeks. Name a food and I am confident I can make it into a toast topping. The best so far (I have still got...
  • The University of Nottingham’s History Festival

    Ever wondered what medieval people ate and what it tasted like? Think you would have had what it took to have been recruited into the Roman army? How far back can the concept of “Fake News” be traced? “The History Festival, 10th April, promises to be an exceptionally engaging...
  • How to Cut Down on Your Food Waste

    With an attitude of climate change in the air, food waste has become a recent talking point. Some food waste will always be inevitable, but cutting down on being wasteful will not only help save the planet but will also be cheaper in the long run. Here’s my top...