March 12, 2019

A couple of 100 years ago, you might have had a large sum of children and lost a few to measles, smallpox or dysentery! Thankfully, modern medicine has and will continue to save many of us from such tragedies. Our life expectancy continues to grow, with an average of 8...

February 15, 2019

Sugar has infiltrated society to become one of the most socially acceptable forms of addiction. Before we are able to rationalise the benefits of delayed gratification, we form early dependencies on sweet treats. Through its use in celebration, reward and even its deni...

November 7, 2018

Each day that passes, you can feel the English November chill creeping in. Perhaps you have turned your heater on full power or started to light the fire in your living room each evening. If you are like most students, your house has become its own microclimate as you...

November 2, 2018

You have been lied to. Lied to by Instagram. Lied to be health blogs. Lied to by ethical eating campaigns and pretty much every facet of modern media. The avo-bubble is a sad one to pop as I also love avocados. I thought their delicious healthy fats were one of my best...

October 8, 2018

It’s finally Friday night, and after a long week, you get ready to go out. You stand before the mirror and begin to apply your favourite eye shadow, perfectly complimenting your complexion and making your eyes sultry and mysterious. Does your attention ever gloss over...

October 8, 2018

1. General Makeup

Instead of buying more makeup, try to let your current supplies last you longer by reducing the frequency of use. For some of you this isn't a problem, but for those of you who rely on makeup quite heavily, maybe consider getting reacquainted with your...

October 1, 2018

What is minimalism?

You may be picturing a cold, characterless, white room with a wooden futon, empty bookcases and expensively simple home gadgets, but don’t be apprehensive. Try not to get caught up in stereotypes of pricey and innovative interior design. Minimalism i...

October 1, 2018

Some examples of why we keep things we don’t need

1. “It was a gift”.

If you don’t use it, wear it or even look at it. If its hidden away in a clutter draw and its existence is rarely acknowledged, then maybe you should consider throwing it in the charity shop bag. Think...

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