• Style Icon: Midge Maisel in The Marvellous Mrs Maisel

    Amazon’s The Marvellous Mrs Maisel is a show that people are seriously sleeping on! It has comedy, it has drama, and most of all it has the one of the best wardrobes on TV. The Marvellous Mrs Maisel is a comedy-drama about Midge Maisel, a housewife in 1950s Manhattan...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Book of the Month – September

    Title: Olivia Author: Dorothy Strachey Genre: Historical fiction, coming of age Publisher: Vintage (The Hogarth Press) Published: 2008 (1949) Pages: 107 Olivia is a tale of lesbian teenage infatuation set against the backdrop of 19th century Paris. At the age of sixteen, Olivia is whisked away to the finishing...
  • Replace fear with faith: year abroad feature

    We can look back on moments in life where fear has been dominant, taking hold of us completely. Fast-forward and we might look back on these moments with amusement and think about how far we have come. Well, this is exactly what I have done. Applying for a University...
  • LIVE: Fickle Friends @ Rescue Rooms

    After rising through the ranks of BBC, having their songs played on mainstream radio (making Radio One’s B and C playlists no less) and undertaking their biggest headline tour to date, 2017 is most definitely the year of Fickle Friends. With their 80s melodies, infectious energy and their adornment...
  • Adventure Thrifts: Paris

    Paris, the city of love, culture, fashion… As a French student, I toyed for a long time with the idea of living and working in Paris as part of my year abroad. Of course, it’s an amazing city and the majority of job opportunities were all in the capital....