Online Lifestyle Editor, Amy Butterworth, explores her relationship with alcohol and muses on drinking in moderation My relationship with alcohol has been an awfully long and winding passage, much comparable to the swirly straw you always hope to get with your piña colada (just me?) However, my alcohol experience now leaves me with a bitter […]
Amy Butterworth, Online Lifestyle Editor, discusses heteronormativity in literature.
Why ‘anon’ is a woman of colour Online Lifestyle Editor, Amy Butterworth, highlights the value of events like FemSoc’s Women of Colour Poetry Night and the need to decolonise the arts VIRGINIA Woolf famously said that “anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman”. In contrast, the “anon” of today […]
Online Lifestyle Editor, Amy Butterworth, dissects the newfound craze of wardrobe clear-outs and scrutinises their feasibility in a world of Fast Fashion Down the rabbit hole of fashion YouTube, you may find yourself enchanted by hour-long compendiums of people sifting through their overflowing wardrobes, as they painstakingly filter out the items that no longer bring […]
A wet and dreary evening set the scene for ShakeSoc’s opening night of ‘Doctor Faustus’, performed in the Chapter House at Exeter Cathedral. Its most impressive selling point, that the stage would be enveloped in the warm hue of candlelight, proved ironic when discovering that this part of the cathedral underwent severe fire damage in […]
Online Lifestyle Editor, Amy Butterworth, criticises clothing brands for their sizing inconsistency and perpetuating of ‘ideal’ body standards ***TW: dress sizes, body dysmorphia*** One of the biggest enigmas facing the 21st century shopper is the inconsistency of retail sizing. It is not uncommon for a woman to effortlessly slide into size 10 jeans from one […]