Our lockdown pastimes have become a habit, repetitive, boring. Life seems to have started again since April 12th, but there is still a lot of uncertainty. Eleanor observes the good things we have the ability to do now, and discusses some other possibilities the future may hold, like going on holiday.
Why do friendships take a back seat? Lifestyle Writer Eirwen Abberley Watton discusses how society has constructed our lives around prioritising marriage The Coronavirus Pandemic is a backdrop against which many people are reconsidering the things that matter most. A recent article from The Atlantic, titled “What if Friendship, Not Marriage, Was at the Center […]
Rhian Hutchings shares the music that reminds her of life outside lockdown.
Fashion in Film: Rachel from Friends Freya Insoll celebrates quintessential 90’s fashion embodied in Friends character Rachel Green Love it or hate it, Friends was undeniably the TV pinnacle of 90’s fashion; from the silky slips to the classic boyfriend jeans, the show fills a certain fashion hole that is yet to be matched by […]
I have had a particularly long break from Exeter, as I spent this year on my Year Abroad in a tiny town in the east of Germany, not far from the Czech border. This extended time away from the glorious EX4 has indeed proved that absence makes the heart grow stronger – I’ve missed Exeter […]
Ultimately, diversity is an essential element in all walks of life. In government, CEOs of corporations, lawyers, in music, and even in comedy. Everyone deserves to be able to have someone to relate to, and generally have representation. However, what is possibly more important is how this is carried out. A lot of the time […]
11 cities. 9 students. 1 ½ days in each city. At first glimpse, this sounds like an amazing, if not intimidating journey; and whilst this is true, the trip was also not without its downsides. Leaving my hometown on the 1st July 2017 for the first leg of my journey to Brussels was one […]
Confession: my experience of making friends at university is very different to many of my home friends’. Now I am now a third-year and I am still completely besotted with my flat-mates who I was forced to live with in first-year (thanks to the very random accommodation process). I got along with my flat […]
It’s not a pleasant experience, landing back in your home airport at 4AM in the morning, rubbing sleep out of your eyes, and knowing that you’ll have to do the same again in September. One week in, jet lag finally frees you up to fully appreciate the fact that you’re actually home. Home means not […]
Many new students who come to university feel painfully dislocated from their familiar home. For me going to university never felt as if it was a conscious decision; I just found myself, like many others, just drifting towards what felt like the next natural step lying for me at the end of the summer holiday […]