Features, Venue / 28/01/2020 The modern March sisters: the costumes of ‘Little Women’

Timothee Chalamet’s tousled hair wasn’t the only thing that caused a stir when images from Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of Little Women were released. The colourful array of costumes has delighted movie goers and critics alike, with Gerwig retaining the classic period feel, whilst appealing to modern viewers with a wholly relevant approach to layering...

Features / 17/09/2019 Money, money, money…in a student’s world

Coming to uni means you will have to juggle lots of different responsibilities – and perhaps the most important (and dullest) of those will be your finances. Financial trouble and money mismanagement can lead to a decline in your wellbeing and mental health. Therefore, it is so important that you budget effectively and keep on...

Features / 17/09/2019 Best of Norwich

Norwich’s reputation as a fine city precedes it with its blossoming businesses, hidden gems, and glimmering possibilities.  The Wildman, located as you descend into the Lanes, is a pub notable for its armchairs, cosy interior and carpeted foyer. With an array of beer and lager on tap, the pub is a pleasant environment to nurse...

Features / 29/05/2019 UEA award ceremony

Writers Lois Arcari, Sophie Clayton and Sandra Tse are UEA Award Ambassadors for LDC. Clayton co-hosted the Award Ceremony, Tse was in the decorations and meet and greet team, and Arcari also worked on meet and greet as well as presenting a speech about her experiences of the award. At the close of the spring...

Features / 07/05/2019 ‘Oh UEA is [not so] wonderful’

*Trigger warning: suicide* When hearing of another another student death at UEA, Aaron Hood could not let another day pass by without doing something – anything-about it. Following several late nights of brainstorming with his partner ways to alleviate this ‘mental health epidemic’ on campus, Aaron explains how mental health grassroots movement, #NSFW, was born. “We know...

Features / 13/04/2019 Books as a break

We’re in second term, and studying can get overwhelming. Sometimes it’s good to take a break with a book that’s non-curricular for a change. Our writers give their recommendations. Karl Ove Knausgård – My Struggle Not much happens across the 3,600 pages of Knausgård’s autobiographical project; he mostly picks up his children from school, loads...

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Good Date Ideas

If you like something a bit different, Turtle Bay offers some great Caribbean food, including a variety of sharing platters that are good for dates. I recommend going on a day other than Saturday or Friday it tends to be less lively, meaning you’ll actually be able to hear what your date is saying. What’s…

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A Fine Sex Shop

Norwich’s beautiful side streets and lanes are famous for their independent, interesting shops, but one of the more titillating and lesser known amongst them is ‘Sin Sins Boutique of Love’ on St Benedict’s street. Located between the Platform 12 bar and Norwich Art Supplies, it blends in perfectly as a steady part of the high…

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Bad Dates

So, I was dating a guy about a year ago – well I wasn’t too sure if we were really dating until one particular evening. This dude was playing the classic ghosting game which left me very confused and annoyed. Pretty late one night I was at home and I got a message from my…

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Representation in Hollywood

Representation in film is a huge issue to tackle, arguably too big for the industry itself to fully interrogate and deal with. Twitter throws out its thoughts on how actors should be able to play any role, and that it doesn’t matter if Bryan Cranston plays a disabled character or Eddie Redmayne a transgender character…

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Quirky societies at UEA

UEA is home to over 200 clubs and societies – some more appreciated than others. As we get into the groove of the second semester, routine sets in. Perhaps it’s time to try something different? Why not opt for the quirky, underappreciated societies and unearth some hidden gems? This article serves to highlight exactly that:…

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The Oscars

A Star is Born – Ryan Norman  ‘Are you happy in this modern world?’ asks Bradley Cooper in Shallow, the lead track from A Star Is Born. Despite this being the film’s fourth iteration, Cooper’s directorial execution gives it the contemporary impact it needed. The film tackles mental illness, transgender representation, modern celebrity culture and…


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