Month: November 2018

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Film Review

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald gives fans of the wizarding world an insight into the world before the boy who lived. J.K. Rowling’s old-school cinematic world building, exploring many serious, moralistic themes, explored through an epic, classic battle between...

/ 29th November 2018

I picked 10 uplifting films perfect for rainy days

Autumn can be a strange time. The days start getting shorter, the cold begins to creep in and coursework starts to accumulate. Before you know it, you’re stuck in a routine of assignments with not a lot of time to...

/ 26th November 2018

Black Friday: good bargain or a commercial trick we all fall for?

Black Friday is the name of the American tradition of hosting sales on the day following Thanksgiving, to kick off the Christmas shopping season. However, every year the same question is raised: Is it a good bargain or just a...

/ 25th November 2018

Your Last Resolution: Clean Make-up Brushes

December is a few weeks away, meaning it’s the last month we have to fulfil all of our New Year’s resolutions. If you are like me one resolution is never enough, and some of them are quite unachievable. A lot...

/ 24th November 2018

Christmas Pumpkin Treats Recipe

Maybe you like baking or maybe you are looking for a challenge, either way, I have the perfect recipe for you to bake this Christmas. This October, my housemates and I had a pumpkin carving session, creating one of the...

/ 22nd November 2018

Transgender Day of Remembrance 2018

On 20th November each year, we remember the victims who lost their lives to transgender hate crime. The Transgender Murder Monitoring Project releases a report containing the number of trans people killed and how they were killed each year in...

/ 20th November 2018

Too Faced Christmas Collection

Christmas is that time of the year where happiness prevails. All of the stress from university and work disappear and leave space to relax and spend time with your family. It is time for giving, not only to others but...

/ 20th November 2018

Elevation by Stephen King: A review

Stephen King’s new novel, Elevation, is not what I was expecting. For a start, the novel is less than 300 pages long; perhaps novella is a more appropriate term for it. But what really caught me off guard is that...

/ 17th November 2018

Theatre Production Review – Alice in Her Shoes

On 26th October, I saw the one-woman show Alice In Her Shoes. Writer and performer Elaine Pantling portrayed Leicester’s suffragette Alice Hawkins. Pantling was accompanied by a 40-person strong choir, made up of three different choirs: Fosse Singers, Red Leicester Choir and...

/ 15th November 2018

Fenne Lily’s Intimate Indie Gig

28 / 10 / 2018 The Bristol indie artist, Fenne Lily, brought the modest venue of The Cookie to life with her performance last Thursday. Fenne, who has been writing music since she was fifteen, released her debut album, ‘On...

/ 3rd November 2018