Travel / 22/09/2020 How I stayed active during quarantine

Before our descent into lockdown, my fitness routine wasn’t the best. In fact, I wouldn’t use the word “routine” at all, but rather a sporadic attempt at running across campus at midnight, inevitably ending in a sprained ankle due to a lack of stretching and the complete absence of a warm up. When I moved...

Travel / 22/09/2020 The ultimate guide to staycation in Norfolk

With exotic holidays off the cards this summer and the foreseeable future, we thought we’d explore the wonders that are right on our doorstep in Norfolk. At Concrete, we truly believe we have the best location for studying in the country. Everything you could wish for from an overseas holiday is available right here in...

Travel / 22/09/2020 Let’s talk about armchair traveling

Since being confined to our homes in March, the need for escapism has never been greater. As holiday plans crumbled among the general populous, wanderlust reached its frantic peak, and the armchair travel phenomenon rose in popularity.  Armchair travelling, as a name, is pretty self-explanatory. You travel the world without leaving the confines of your...

Travel / 22/09/2020 Favorite lockdown recipes: Cheese and herb beer bread

· 3 cups self-raising flour (or plain flour + 2 teaspoons baking powder) · 1 teaspoon salt · 340ml beer · 2 cups grated mature cheese · 3 tablespoons mixed herbs · 2 tablespoons garlic powder/granules (optional) This was the perfect lockdown recipe for me to discover. Since learning to drive I rarely drink, and...

Travel / 22/09/2020 Recipe: Easy chocolate brownie cookies

I have made these cookies countless times over the lockdown period and I now always have an emergency frozen batch in the freezer, because they are just that good! This is a one bowl recipe and makes about 12 cookies, depending on how big or small you want them to be! This recipe is originally...

Travel / 22/09/2020 Recipe 3: For he’s a jolly good pesto!

Here is a pesto recipe. It is not the best one, but it works and pesto is incredible regardless. Grab your blender, food processor, whatever’s available, and throw in about 50g of parmesan (I used less because my family don’t like cheese for some reason, but believe in yourself and eat that cheese), then throw...

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Finding the Rainbow Nation in rural South Africa

When thinking of South Africa, the term Rainbow Nation usually comes to mind. South Africa is often dubbed a Rainbow Nation because of its diverse and vibrant culture. This is certainly true when looking at the country as a whole, but when you delve deeper into the individual states of South African society, it becomes…

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Win two tickets to Soundwave Festival Croatia!

Concrete is excited to offer our readers the chance to win two free tickets to Soundwave Festival Croatia – Europe’s most beautiful, boutique music event. The background to the festival is an idyllic secret cove in the heart of the Dalmation Coast and Tisno itself is sun-drenched and secluded, close to the beautiful Krka Waterfalls. Heralded…


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