London: A daily journey from darkness to light.

 To some of you, the idea of reviewing a City may seem odd. How can you review a City in the same way as a book, album, film, or piece of artwork. In my opinion the City of London is artwork in itself. Even though London is the subject of this article, I am not aiming to discuss it as a  travel destination but encourage you as the readers to  “review” the city, notice something else about it, to look beyond it being a famous attraction…   Recently, I went on a little stroll around the Southwark area of London…

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Great gifts on a budget

Without doubt we have all seen the perfect gift for our friend, something that screams their name, but often they come with price tags that make you want to scream! Being a student on a budget means you need to learn how to be savvy with your money, and presents are no exception – birthdays and Christmas are the perfect time to get creative with gifts which sometimes can turn out to be the perfect presents! The key to gift shopping on a budget is paying attention to little things that your friend may say; a hobby/interest, an author they…

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5 ways to Pimp your Porridge!

Often when people hear the word porridge they think of a bowl of pallid, sludgy and boring old oatmeal. But that doesn’t have to be the case. I´ll admit, it doesn’t sound very glamorous or exciting at first – but with a little imagination and experimentation in the kitchen, you can kick-start your mornings with the world’s healthiest and cheapest super food! Porridge is high in fibre, and has therefore been proven to improve bowel functions, reduce risks of diabetes, lower cholesterol and to help you lose weight by maintaining steady blood sugar levels throughout the day. In addition, studies have shown…

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There are no limits – capture your ideas

Inspiration  Erik Johansson is a full time photographer and retouch artist based in Berlin. Erik takes a piece of photography inspired by things around him and uses materials and tools to realise ideas in his mind. Erik, “I don’t capture moments, I capture ideas” – Be inspired, capture your own ideas. Take a look at some of the ‘behind the scenes’ clips to see how Erik produces his master pieces using tools such as Adobe Lightroom 4.0. Could you be the Erik of our future? Here’s how you can take the first steps to realise your dreams…   ‘State of…

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