All posts by Victoria Cox

Make me ‘Perfect365’

I recently saw an article promoting the new phone app ‘Perfect365’, said to be used frequently by Kim Kardashian in order to achieve the perfect, flawless selfie. This app belongs to a growing breed of self-improvement apps like ‘FaceTune’ and...

/ 10th May 2015

The best places to eat in Leicester right now

Leicester boasts one of the most multi-cultural societies in Britain, providing a fantastic array of food options throughout the city. From some of the best Asian cuisines in the country, to a wealth of hideaway food gems that cater fresh,...

/ 26th April 2015

Why not make the most of Spring?

The Easter holidays at University is never really a holiday. The three weeks are usually spent desperately revising for upcoming exams or finishing essays for looming deadlines. It’s probably the most difficult break of your University year. I never usually go...

/ 19th April 2015

The best sex in literature

I’ve never written a novel, but I’ve always imagined putting sex into words to be one of the hardest feats a writer can face. Novelists can invest blood, sweat and tears into their books, but as their central characters start...

/ 17th February 2015

‘I do like homeless people though!’- An interview with Tim Renkow

Winner of the Best Newcomer of the Year Award 2014, Tim Renkow is taking over Leicester’s Dave Comedy Festival with shows full of dark humour that will have you both laughing and squirming in your seats. This American-born comedian has...

/ 1st February 2015

On the lookout for cheap laughs

The festive season may have sucked your wallet dry and your January loan may already by dwindling, but do not be downhearted dear reader, as Dave’s Comedy Festival has kindly accommodated for the penniless students! With so many gigs coming...

/ 1st February 2015

Finding your funny bone in books

When in search of a daily dose of comedy, books are frequently shoved aside. Unlike podcasts, television sketches and movies, books do frequently struggle to provide the same small, instant hits of side-splitting hilarity. After all, the book’s lack of physical...

/ 1st February 2015

Venues for Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival

Dave’s Leicester Comedy Festival can take you to all corners of the city, from bars, to clubs, to halls. It’s a fantastic opportunity to visit alternative venues, try out some new water-holes, and have your sides split all the way...

/ 31st January 2015

This video is the stuff of dreams

  Benjamin Millepied has recently developed a beautiful choreographed fantasy for Nowness, a wonderfully artistic video channel which showcases contemporary culture through the medium of film. Premiering a new video every day, this video channel features the most influential names...

/ 25th January 2015

Charlie Hebdo in terms of art

  Artists throughout the world have been paying tribute to the murdered cartoonists from CharlieHebdo the French satirical magazine. This act of brutal terrorism which struck the heart of Paris earlier this month has inspired a wave of artistic responses...

/ 17th January 2015