Stay Safe at Christmas

Christmas party

While Christmas is a time full of festive cheer, overindulgence on the mince pie front, and perhaps one too many mulled wines all in the name of Christmas spirit, it’s also a time where you can leave yourself particularly vulnerable if you do not have your wits about you. Christmas is a wonderful time, but as the nation celebrates more in December than any other month, it can be a time where you can leave yourself and your home vulnerable while out at a festive soirée. Now we aren’t suggesting that you need to be curled up by a roaring…

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MEMI Makeup – VIP Launch

MEMI FOR ME MYSELF AND I*   Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to receive an invitation to the VIP Press Night for the launch of MEMI Make Up. Jack and Millie, both graduated students in Leeds have been working on this line for the past 18 months, and showcased their products to us at The Neighbourhood on November 1st, with bubbly, party food, and even a free goodie bag!   MEMI make up is an animal cruelty free brand, and what better time to release their collection in time for National Vegan Month.  Throughout the evening, we got the opportunity to swatch,…

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World Vegan Month – The Student Way

Veganism is a growing lifestyle choice around the world and there is no better time to celebrate its progress and raise more awareness than World Vegan Month.  World Vegan Month was born out of the founding of the Vegan Society in 1994, and every year since, November the 1st has marked World Vegan Day and has now grown into world Vegan Month. This month aims to highlight how accessible and beneficial the vegan lifestyle can be, and hopes to encourage the curious minds of many future vegans. So what better way to add to this celebration than to write from…

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Find Your Motivation Again

It’s October – one month into university life and back to the reality of working for a degree. This new found motivation we all have at the beginning of the year to work towards a first, keep on top of assignments, and making the library our second home begin to disintegrate as our student habits kick back in.   9-10 lecture?      I’d rather a lie in thanks. Anything to dodge the conventional inconvenience that come with a lecture. The tutor changing the slide before you’ve finished making your notes… Freshers flu? If you haven’t got it I’m sure…

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