Travelling on a budget? Research is key! 

Whilst researching potential travel locations can be tedious at times, it is worth every minute. This article outlines some top tips for travelling on a student budget.

Read more

All Too Well (10 Minute Version) – Taylor Swift’s Best Song Just Got Better

I have long believed All Too Well to be one of the greatest breakup songs ever written, but Taylor Swift undisputedly solidifies this status with nothing less than a ten-minute-and-twelve-second masterpiece.

Read more

Content houses: the business model turning the young, privileged and problematic into social media megastars

TikTok is everywhere. Even if you’re too stubborn to download the app itself, you probably will still have heard of the likes Addison Rae and Charli D’Amilio. Stars of the video-sharing app are making a name for themselves in the ‘real world’, and it’s safe to say that a noticeable amount of popular content creators belong to, or at least used to belong to, a content house.

Read more

Charlie Hebdo’s Meghan race bait isn’t ‘satire’ – it’s a cheap garner for relevancy, and it’s boring.

Following the news of Prince Phillip’s death on Friday, French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo swiftly mounted their one-trick-pony, and by the very same evening had posted a topical cartoon to their Twitter, depicting ‘l’hommage d’Harry & Meghan au Prince Phillip’

Read more

150 Days and Counting: Leicester in Lockdown

In Leicester, where higher COVID-19 restrictions have not been lifted for more than 150 days, I discuss my experiences of living and studying in the city.

Read more

Let’s Explore Leicester: Queens Rd Edition

Lockdown (again) in only in a few days’ time. Everything will close: bookshops, coffee shops, clothing stores, so you definitely need to get out in your last few days of freedom. Why go far when you have it all on your doorstep, so close to your university and accommodation?

Read more