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Features

Chloe Howcroft on the pressures of final year

Recently, hearing people talk about applying for graduate schemes or jobs or masters at this point in time has got me going a little stir crazy, I’m thinking: should I be doing what they’re doing? Am I the only one not actively searching for such and such scheme with such and such employer? Don’t get…

Travel

Christmas and other holidays in December

December is a month full of religious and secular holidays celebrated around the world for a multitude of reasons. The most notable December holiday in the Christian world is Christmas, which is made up of Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. Christmas is celebrated in order to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ and the customs…

Fashion

Christmas Occasion Outfits

An upcoming event for Christmas can evoke a great deal of panic. ‘What do I wear?’ is typically the first thought to flash through your mind. If you are stuck for ideas or just want a little inspiration, look no further. Going all out? Go for glitter If it’s a big event and you’ve got…

TV

Doctor Who New Year Special

Christmas is all about tradition. But if sitting down to watch the Doctor Who special has become part of your Christmas Day routine, you might be slightly disappointed this year. After thirteen consecutive Christmases, the Doctor Who special is moving to a New Year’s Day slot. This year, if you want to watch a long-running…

Arts

Christmas: the artist’s holiday

Christmas is the holiday where everyone becomes an artist, whether they like it or not. Ignore how hemmed in you may be by the repetitive palette of greens, reds and snowy whites, and ignore how rubbish you are at going at a gift with tattered wrapping paper and too much sellotape to know what to…

Music

Beginning to sound a lot like Christmas

When it comes to Christmas shopping you’ll want to get in the mood no matter where you are. Whether you are trawling through Intu Chapelfield for the perfect gift or ordering your loved ones something online and struggling to make the minimum delivery spend, you need a good Christmas tune to make it all more…

Film

Costume dramas for the costume society

Period dramas are the pride of British cinema. They are addictive, entertaining, and oftentimes endearing. The servants are written as funny, the women seem to transgress societal norms, and the men are just adorable in their slowly changing misogyny. The smallest gesture of rebellion is a revolution. Yet this is precisely where the danger lies….

Film

Lust, Actually

It’s that time of year again, when the films on TV change from reruns of Bridget Jones to holiday classics… including Bridget Jones. Of course, the holiday classic that gets us Brits the most excited is the star-studded Love, Actually. Now, before I begin going in on one of this country’s most loved Christmas film,…

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