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No fuss fliptastic pancakes: crêpes over après ski

From the satisfaction of getting that first ‘flip’ right to unbuttoning your trousers post consumption of a delicious stack, what is not to love about pancakes? If it was good enough for our prehistoric ancestors, it is good enough for us. Discovered in the stomach of late Otzi the Iceman by archaeologists, the humble pancake […]

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Arrivederci, Aperol and Arancini – my reading week in Italy.

The recent reading week saw my course mates and I depart on our annual design study trip. Following last year’s slightly grimy, industrial destination of Stuttgart, Milan and Venice seemed an enticing prospect. A week marvelling at the architectural genius of Carlo Scarpa and enjoying the delights of Italian culture was in store for us. […]

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Oh, reading week, oh, reading week

How many times have you caught yourself, telling your parents you can´t Facetime right now, because you have to catch up on so many lectures? Or you cannot write back because there is so much reading waiting for you?  How many times have you made excuses for yourself for not answering messages from your old […]

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The benefit of cheap and restorative reading week getaways

The  intended use of the reading week in October, and the Festival of Creative Learning in February, is to catch up on work in preparation for the second half of the semester. However, these timetabled breaks are the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the veritable feast of culture that sits on Edinburgh’s doorstep. A reading […]