Tag: Christmas

Features

Christmas vs Halloween

Christmas  There’s nothing better than the soft smell of cinnamon, and a subtle sweet scent of oranges to embrace you; or hot chocolate steam in a red and white mug to warm you up. How about dazzling coloured lights to brighten up dark skies and cold nights? Christmas is by far the holiday to evoke…

Fashion

Christmas Gift Guide

Feeling overwhelmed at the thought of impending Christmas shopping, or just looking for some gift inspiration? Look no further, high end, low end, for your sister, mother or friend, we’ve got you covered. Socks Why not go simple but effective with a pair of socks, after all who wouldn’t love a pair of warm, fluffy…

Fashion

Can a woman who sells makeup be a feminist?

Yes: it is no surprise that women are bombarded and pressured by the media to maintain high beauty standards every day. In fact, it’s impossible to even discuss the makeup industry and those who actually work in it without considering these standards, or the physical insecurities they can feed on. Many go as far as…

Travel

The Thursford Christmas Spectacular

This year is the second time I’ve been to the Thursford Christmas Spectacular and it was just as amazing as the first time. When my grandparents asked me if I wanted to go, it was back during the summer as tickets sell out rapidly. Thursford is only an hour away from Norwich; we got there…

Comment

Iceland Christmas advert: too political or too pertinent?

Iceland has launched a Christmas advert campaign to raise awareness for deforestation. The narration is by Emma Thompson, in collaboration with Greenpeace. However Clearcast, the NGO that decides which ads to approve, banned it because it was “too political”, according to the 2003 Communications Act. It shows an animation of an orangutan in a girl’s…

Fashion

The top ten must haves for this winter

Teddy Coat – these coats are possibly the best trend to arrive this season. Not only do they look cute with almost any outfit, but the comfort level challenges that of your favourite dressing gown. These coats are available in virtually every colour but I’d recommend a brown or beige one. Knee High Boots –…

Sport

Polo club looking to grow

Mounted players, a mallet in one hand, reins in the other; welcome to UEA Polo. This society offers you a chance to try this fun-filled and unique, fast-paced game on horseback, in which a mallet is used to hit the ball into a goal. Teams are mixed-gender and are usually made up of 4 players…

Finance

A Scrooge’s guide to Christmas

Christmas is a time when we are encouraged to spend excessive amounts, but studenthood brings with it the burden of not having that much money to spend. This festive dissonance leads us to feel we are not embracing the season’s feelings if we don’t spend enough. Or, we do spend enough, and have to live…

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