• Ultimate Displays of Romance in Film and TV

    Love in movies and TV shows pave the way for the idealisation of romantic gestures, making it more and more difficult for people to live up to these standards. Here are a few that made Santhana Kanapathippillai fall in love with the characters and crave excitement and glamour in...
  • The Best Movie Meet-Cutes

    Elliana Murillo *Warning some points may include spoilers* A ‘meet cute’ is the first meeting between two characters that go on to develop a relationship, often a romantic one. It is usually witnessed in romantic comedy movies (rom-coms). For our February theme of ‘flirtation’, Elliana explores some of the...
  • ‘Flirtation’: February Creative Showcase

    Fatima Bobboyi This months Creative Showcase toys with the idea of ‘Flirtation’ and even though the pieces below may not fit the usual notion of ‘Flirtation’, especially in February, I think their simplicity and depth makes it gripping and alluring enough to fall under this category. Fatima Bobboyi shares...
  • Literature’s Greatest Romantic Heroes

    Maisie Jane Garvin What is it about falling in love with fictional characters that don’t actually exist? With Valentine’s Day around the corner and amidst the pandemic, what better time than to look at some of literature’s greatest romantic heroes – at least they can stand in as the...
  • Searching For Mr Darcy: Rom Com Confessions From A Feminist.

    Daisy explores how the women in film and fiction have shaped her attitude towards relationships and being single. ...
  • Valentine’s Dates: Town or Campus?

    If you’re not planning staying in with a takeaway this year with your significant other and fancy getting out and about – you may be thinking of heading out into town this Valentine's Day....
  • Love Island and Disposable Relationships

    Olivia Paton delves into the start of this year’s Love Island  Since Love Island first aired in 2015, it has become one of the most watched reality TV shows in the UK. Whether we like to admit it or not, we still find ourselves curled up on the sofa at...