• Travel Review: Paris, the Highlights

    When you only have a few days in a city it’s important to know the best things to see and do to make sure you have a great time. My boyfriend and I drove to Paris for a short two-day mini-break and here are my absolute must do’s for...
  • Things to look out for: England vs. Wales – The Decider

    This Saturday, we will find out who, if anyone, is capable of winning the Grand Slam. Both England and Wales enter week three as undefeated teams, with high aspirations, as the Six Nations Championship, Triple Crown, and Grand Slam are all still up for grabs. With no love lost...
  • The Paris Riots: What’s Really Happening?

    When the world thinks of Paris it tends to think of its iconic landmarks, irresistible patisseries and long stretching avenues filled with lovers strolling carelessly. Fires, overturned cars and armoured vehicles are not so commonly associated with a tourist’s conventional view of Paris. However, for 8 consecutive Saturdays since...
  • Six Nations 2019: Why Wales are this Year’s Dark Horse

    This year’s edition of the Six Nations is just days away and the standard of competition looks to have gone up again after years of continuous improvement. Ireland are riding high after beating the All Blacks once again in November, England’s squad looks to be as strong as it’s...
  • Erasmus +: Opportunities you didn’t know you had

    In the UK we have a tendency to associate ‘Erasmus’ solely with courses that offer a year abroad and as an ambiguously-defined institution that awards language students free money to galavant around Europe. In reality, it is much more than this and is in fact a very serious scheme...
  • It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas… Stress

    Christmas is upon us, and this year is no exception to the frenzy that usually ensues. The much-awaited Christmas adverts are out; shoppers are sharpening their elbows for Black Friday mayhem; and the painstaking task of fairy light detangling has already begun. I for one am a huge lover...
  • Opera North: The Merry Widow @ Theatre Royal

    As a novice to the Opera, I had a preconceived idea of what the experience would be like and was surprised to arrive and learn that this show was an ‘Operetta’. This is a 19th century term used to describe a light-hearted opera in which not everything is sung....