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Lifestyle Overseas Escapades

Studying abroad: a student’s experience living and studying in the Netherlands

This time two years ago, I was sick to my stomach with nerves and anxiety as I agonised over and over again about whether I should go abroad for my third year. This time last year, I was riding bikes through the Dutch streets with my friends, heading out to celebrate a recent essay submission. […]

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Music Singles

Billie Eilish – ‘bury a friend’

Since bursting onto the music scene with ‘Ocean Eyes’ in 2016 at just 14 years old, the supremely talented Billie Eilish has embodied an unnerving and otherworldly energy, seeming much older than her years. Unsurprisingly given the title, her latest single further heightens this, with each element of the song being exquisitely eldritch. Her lyrics […]

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Music Singles

Mumford & Sons fail to impress with Delta

At a lengthy six minutes and sixteen seconds, Mumford & Sons’ title song from their fourth album has plenty of time to impress – unfortunately it does not. The band’s departure from their successful acoustic folksy sound on their third album was controversial, and it seems that even three years later, they still are yet […]

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Live Music

KT Tunstall delights home crowd with a show of nostalgia and surprises

A crowd of people of all ages shouting in German was the unexpected scene at KT Tunstall’s energetic final stop of her mini three-night tour. Tunstall’s bassist Cheryl Pinero taught the audience the phrase, “Selbst ist die Frau,” meaning that women can do it on their own. It quickly became a fast-paced chant led by […]