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Chilly nights and flights of fancy: The Student recommends romance novels for cuffing season

Amid the cold, dark mists of an Edinburgh winter filled with the gloomy prospects of a hatred-fuelled General Election and the ever-dreaded exams, students would be forgiven for failing to see light among the grey monotony of these pre-Christmas weeks. Yet, away from the Brexit-obsessed politicians who clog up your television screen, the endless past […]


Cuffing season and polyamory: shaking up relationship perceptions

For those who are unaware, the term ‘cuffing season’ denotes the rise of the number of relationships during the winter season. Apparently, some aspect of Christmas, New Year’s and Valentine’s Day seem to actively discourage singledom. Maybe it is the horrifying moment when belting out Mariah Carey’s ‘All I Want For Christmas Is You’ when […]