• Have student holidays had their day, or is there still a gap (‘yah’) in the market?

    We all know that one of the best ways to get through the university year when deadlines, relationships and life are giving you stress, is knowing the exact date that you are jetting off to some exotic location to avoid all responsibilities and let the crippling anxieties float away...
  • The Struggles of Making a Music Career

    In March 2019, I self-released my second E.P. Bones. I’d been working on it for over a year in the background, playing songs at open-mic nights and the occasional paid gig. Despite that, I don’t consider myself a professional musician at all. It often looks that way on my...
  • 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...
  • Give Yourself a Break: Top Easter Getaways

    It’s the home stretch of term two and you’re not sure which is more stubborn: the British temperatures, or your four-week old cold. And, (while fresher’s flu seems to be adamant that we are still in the depths of winter) here you are, expected to rev up for a...
  • 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 Weirdest Easter Eggs to Try in 2019

    After Cadbury released their mayonnaise-filled Crème Eggs for April Fool’s Day, it garnered the question—what other weird Easter eggs are out there for us to try? Read on to find our top suggestions. The Chocolate Scotch Egg Unsurprisingly, this interesting take on the British favourite is from Waitrose. Even...
  • National Sibling Day: Our Relationships

    National Sibling Day 2019 has just passed on April 10th. Here at Impact we have taken a look at our relationships with our siblings (or lack of) and deciphered the good, the bad, and the ugly.  Youngest Child Being the youngest comes with many perks: you can generally get...