Francesca Sylph kicks off our mini-feature on cinema love stories with Richard Linklater’s acclaimed 18-year trilogy.
Sofia Galluci-Giles discusses how Sally Rooney’s love story – in its truest sense – is a delineation of intimacy and love in any age Understanding love – the feelings, betrayals, revelations and ultimate fails – have been at the forefront of human artistry for (arguably) ever. Rooney’s student-y, secretive and sensual evocation of Trinity College […]
Georgia Shepherd explores the relationship trend of coupling up in the colder months
An anonymous contributor discusses a dismal date that left them feeling deeply disconcerted As someone relatively new to the Exeter dating scene following a long-term relationship, I hadn’t really known what to expect. Whilst I’d been for awkward drinks due to the delights of various dating apps – the kind where there’s an unsure hug […]
Evanna Kappos provides top tips on dealing with being in a long distance relationship.
On Wednesday 13 March, dodie kicked off the UK leg of the North American and European tour for ‘Human’, her most recent EP. The singer-songwriter started her YouTube channel at the age of 16 and now, at just 23, has achieved global recognition with over 250 million views on her main channel, as well as […]
I wish I could hold this moment forever in my mind. You, in tiny sleeves and trousers with your stuffed bear sat at your side. We’re by the docks at the lakehouse where it smells of pine and stagnant pond. There is rotten wood and earthy moistened soil and there is no sound but the […]
Her hair runs down her back in a meter of thick, hazel satin. Each morning I’m called over to brush, to share the load. Parting at the middle as we both choose our half, she takes what’s right and I take what’s left, unknotting as we go. At first, I copy her, trying to run […]
Blood trickles to my cheeks, flashing ruby, soaking across a pale surface. The throbbing vehicle behind my ribs deafens me and I redden further as the sound fills my ears, as I’m sure it does his. Breath fails me- my lungs quiver in frantic intakes of panic desperation. Words fall away to the most basic […]
Your heart is as as soft as snow drops, Your soul is a slice of heaven You are so delicious I want to devour you You would be gone in the count of seven But for now I will break through your tough shell Hold you to me, so I can be close to your […]