Nothing gets you in the Christmas spirit quite like a carol concert, and the University of Exeter Contemporary Choir certainly delivered an enjoyable evening of Christmas, modern and unexpected songs.
November the 30th, the new clone awakes The old one is butchered and served up as steaks To the new one who chews them with shiny white jaws And gnaws on the bones with his manicured claws And out from the cave in the depths of mid-winter The world feels the touch of a […]
Father Christmas, Santa or Coke’s best marketing campaign I think we can all agree does an exceptional job every year of delivering all those goodies to all of those people. But how does he do it? What problems does he face? Is his belly like a bowl full of jelly? Hmmm, well, short of asking […]
There’s no doubt about it, Paris is certainly one of the places to be around Christmastime. Though Christmas lights are turned on slightly later than on the other side of the Channel, Christmas spirit is still in the air. I feel rather lucky to be here at this time of year, and it gives me […]
Costa My bank account is begging me not to do it, and I can see my friends shaking their heads in despair as I return, clutching my purchase: Costa Christmas specials have arrived! I might think twice about spending the extortionate sum of £3.85 on actual real-life University essentials like avocado and quinoa, however, on […]
I love Christmas. I really do think it is the season to be jolly, to deck the halls, and tell all your family you love them, just because. I will accept no scrooges at this most wonderful time of the year. The biggest Christmas we’ve ever had was 21 people squeezed around a table For […]
Three days after ringing in 2016, I departed London and began my journey back to Exeter. My suitcase was brimming with brand new socks, some stolen Quality Streets (soz Mum) and unfortunately, my revision notes were in there too. The worst part about heading back to Exeter so early, is that I was leaving behind […]