Christmas Is (Already) In the Air?

My flatmates already hate me for this, but for me, Christmas begins in September. You heard that right. If you ever visit my humble abode, you will faintly be able to hear Frank Sinatra and Michael Bublé’s chocolatey voice and iconic Christmas tunes from my incredibly thin bedroom walls, intermingling with the smell of even […]

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Top festive recipes to get you in spirit

Amidst the endless flurry of deadlines, uncertainty and the wonders and wearies of “hybrid learning,” there is solace to be found in the creation, completion and consumption of some well-earned festive delights. Whether you follow recipes to the letter – crossing the i’s and dotting the t’s- there is plenty here to satisfy your Christmas […]

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Your favourite winter menu recommendations

This year a whole host of seasonal goodies have been launched by supermarkets and cafés alike and just in time too! As our hands slowly become victim to the classically chilled Scottish air, there’s no better time to curl up with a festive hot choc. Let’s face it, since the Christmas markets are now closed, […]


What is Hogmanay, and how can it be celebrated?

With the Christmas holidays looming, there is a palpable desire among students for their post-exam freedom. Yet though many return home, this free time is a great opportunity for the many students coming from the rest of Britain, Europe and further afield to participate in Scottish culture. Nowhere is this more observable than in the […]