June 2nd, National Doughnut Day!!

It Friday 2nd June 2017….. Not any normal Friday… This Friday will start the weekend off the right way…. It’s National Doughnut Day!!   Every first Friday in June, people often celebrate the doughnut whilst honouring the Salvation Army Lassies. These are the women that served doughnuts to the soldiers during WW1 in 1938, when this tradition began. Their goal of this fundraiser was to provide the needy through the great depression. Fun Fact: The doughnuts were often cooked in oil in the metal helmets belonging to the soldiers. What better way to admire these beautiful creations than to share…

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How To Make The Library More Bearable

It’s that time of year again. Our coursework deadlines are fast approaching, and exam revision is beginning to take over our lives and leave us drowned in work, stress and tears. How can we possibly make spending time in the library that slightly bit more bearable and motivating? Library days can be long, draining and mentally straining – especially with our alcohol-infused student brains, complimented with the sun that is beginning to come out. What are the best ways to help us keep our heads down whilst dealing with the fact that we could be spending our time at the pub…

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Busting Myths: Healthy eating on a student budget

They say ‘you are what you eat’, yet I don’t remember eating a lazy, borderline alcoholic. A recent survey showed that 46% of fresher’s miss their mums cooking -and when you have spent the first week away from home, either inebriated or hungover and incapable of mustering up anything more advanced that toast, it’s not hard to see why… The Daily Mail recently printed the headline, ‘The average student gains two stone in the first year of university’, or as it is more commonly known ‘the fresher’s fifteen’. However, according to research conducted by health- shake brand Herbalife three-quarters of…

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The Secret To Having More Energy

Combating tiredness is the ultimate goal for most uni students and working adults. There’s multiple ways to get over fatigue, and that doesn’t mean living off black coffee and sugary snacks. Natural energy tablets These aren’t the dodgy ‘study drugs’ that keep you awake for hours in order to finish that 3000 word essay in the next 12 hours, these are natural tablets which help provide an energy boost using natural ingredients. Try something like Red Kooga which provide energy from ginseng and guarana and won’t make you jittery or keep you awake for the next three days. More sleep…

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Top 3 Food Picks Of November

We all love food. We all eat food. So why not share with you our new discoveries? SugarSinCocktail and sweets, what’s not to love? At only £5.95 from shops such as Selfridges, John Lewis and Lakeland, these sweets come in Prosecco, Fizzy Prosecco and Cuba Libre. (I highly recommend the Fizzy Prosecco!). They’re soft in your mouth and the flavour is amazing. It’s alcohol with the added fun! Just don’t let any children get their hands on these!  tastecardProbably the best of a great bunch, the taste card gives you either 50% off or 2-4-1 at a selection of restaurants including Zizzi,…

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