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The art of mastering snack time

Studying all day at home or in the library is an incredibly hunger inducing task, so we often reach for a snack to tide us over until the next meal time. However, the usual snacks that the majority of us impulsively choose, are often unhealthy and packed with unnecessary fats, sugars and salts. Thinking a […]

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One Pot Wonders: minimal washing up, maximum taste

Whether you find great enjoyment in cooking or loathe the process, it is sure and certain that no one finds pleasure in the stack of dirty dishes that appear after an hour or so in the kitchen. One pot wonders are slightly less complex to orchestrate and a great way of cutting down on washing […]

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Recipe: Chewy Ginger Biscuits

As the days are getting a little colder, these delicious ginger biscuits provide a warming hug to combat the stress of mounting uni work. With a crisp outside and a delightfully chewy centre, these are the taste of autumn days and home comforts. The recipe is super simple and the ingredients really easy to source. […]

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How we’re going to get our sh*t back together this year

This year’s excitement and anticipation for the return to university has been replaced by a fear of being completely unprepared for what is in store for us this semester due to the uncertainty of Covid-19. There is no doubt that the pandemic will dramatically alter our university norm and after such a long period away […]

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All dressed up with nowhere to go – the importance of getting dressed every day

With many of us currently spending a lot of time indoors to study at home, it is all too easy to roll out of bed and arrive at your desk in time for your Zoom call still dressed in pyjamas. But the process of getting dressed does hold real importance; this preparatory routine sets you […]

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A foolproof recipe for the perfect carrot cake

Now carrot cake is perhaps one of the more controversial of classic cakes, but this recipe is bound to win over even the most reluctant of vegetable cake foregoers. This is a delightfully moist sponge with warming spices and crunchy walnuts. The icing for the top and middle is to die for, the zesty orange […]

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Super handy tinned recipes for your lock-down lunches

Using up your tinned and dried goods is a great way to pass the time in lock-down, and hopefully means that you don’t have to leave the house to pop to the shops. You should hopefully have all of these ingredients in the depth of your pantry or cupboard! Pea and chickpea falafel patties We […]

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Practical hobbies to pick up in your spare time

I, along with the rest of the country, heck, the rest of the world, have a rising sense of panic that the next few months could potentially be completely wasted time, precious moments stolen from our lives that we just won’t get back. But perhaps this mindset is unnecessarily negative and in itself a waste […]