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Lifestyle in Lockdown

A collaborative piece from Lifestyle’s editors and writers about what motivates us to get up in the morning, what keeps us sane throughout multiple lockdowns and what we’re looking forward to in the coming months. Karishma Balasubramanian: Lifestyle Editor I like an early start so I wake up at 7am every morning with an existential […]

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“They say nothing lasts forever; dreams change, trends come and go, but friendships never go out of style”: why our friendships shouldn’t take a backseat

Home is where the heart is. Unfortunately, the coronavirus lockdown also means home is full of all your family members ready to drive you insane. That’s where friends come into the equation. Friends keep us sane, and give us all the laughs, support and understanding anyone could need. Now more than ever, it’s important to […]

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Will the coronavirus change our lifestyles for good?

Despite still being in the relatively early stages of the Coronavirus pandemic, the impact it is already having on people’s daily lives is substantial.  Paranoid, unsure what to expect or when to expect it, and still somewhat confused on how to best go about our daily lives pretty much sums up the general population of […]

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Female Faves List

This week, on Sunday 8th March, we celebrate International Women’s Day. An event that’s been around since the 1900’s, it commemorates women’s achievements worldwide and across all fields, whether that be science, politics, or the arts. If you’re wondering why anyone still celebrates it (rude, FYI), then the answer is this: the original aim and […]

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Lent: take it or leave it?

To bother, or not to bother: that is the question. I’ll be frank here: why on earth does anyone voluntarily participate in Lent? Why sacrifice something so dear to us for forty long days (and forty long nights). More so, if you’re not remotely religious, why do it at all? Most so-called sacrifices end up […]

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Let’s talk about sex, baby

Even though nobody is quite sure why, sex is still what we all associate with a “taboo” subject. Sure, there are some who are loud and proud about their sexual prowess and regular achievements in that department, but for others, it’s something that they’d understandably rather keep to themselves. If you haven’t already been faced with the […]

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OK Boomer – is it time to stop this meme?

It’s war; generation Z vs baby boomers. Littering the internet is the frivolous use of the phrase “OK, boomer” as a means to belittle and criticise members of the older generation (1946 to 1964, to be exact). Avid users of twitter will have come across the meme countless times by now as this is where most young people […]

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Christmas with your chosen family

As Christmas draws nearer, for those who can’t make it home to their biological families, their chosen ones take its place. With Friendsgiving having taken over millennial culture, is “Friend-mas” the next trend to take us all by storm? Traditionally Christmas has been about spending time with your family, which is why the thought of […]