Tag: 2020

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The Highs and Lows of Lockdown Hobbies

Hello September. As we head into the Autumn semester, the first lockdown seems like a distant memory now. What isn’t a distant memory, however, are the ridiculous number of new hobbies I tried throughout the last year and a half. I think we’d all love to say we used our time in lockdown productively and…

Sex Survey

The start of something new, but make it 2020

The first few months of a relationship present a very unique set of challenges to any new couple: learning your partner’s little quirks, meeting each other’s friends and awkward conversations about labels and telling families. In my case, all of this was taking place alongside the onset of a global pandemic, which definitely made things…

Gaming, Venue

The State of the MMO Genre in 2020

MMOs – that’s Mega Multiplayer Online games – first (commercially) began in the 1990s with the release of Neverwinter Nights. Since then, we have seen countless titles: some which remain powerhouses today. One thing we have also seen is the stagnation of the genre, an inertia resulting from similar formulae being reproduced each new release….

Film, Venue

Norwich Film Festival 2020

I come from a city that does not value the arts. When I moved to Norwich three years ago it felt like walking into a whole new world. Norwich is a place where art is valued and nowhere is this more evident than at the Norwich Film Festival.  Now, don’t be fooled the Norwich Film…

Music, Venue

On The Radar for 2020

Concrete writers give their response to the most anticipated music events of the new year. James Ward  I’m most anticipating the release of Tame Impala’s newest release, The Slow Rush. The singles have left me feeling very optimistic about it; however, I am definitely hoping for some more psychedelic rock in the vein of ‘Posthumous…

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