To Dare is To Do I Love You Tottenham, But I Wish I Didn’t Have To

To Dare is To Do I Love You Tottenham, But I Wish I Didn’t Have To

 It comes with a slow shudder of shame. One-nil, first-half penalty, a totally predictable affair. Neville said it would happen. Carragher said it would happen. Arsenal-player-but-secret-Chelsea-man Merson said it would happen. But then he would.  Yet, as if to spite the lot of them, there lingers that secret pride ready...

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The Cycle of Exploration: A look into the cyclical nature of astrobiology

The Cycle of Exploration: A look into the cyclical nature of astrobiology

Life began the moment that information molecules started to reproduce and evolve via natural selection. But how did this actually happen? While we don’t have a time machine, we can look to other worlds in the solar system and beyond to uncover the secrets of life’s beginnings. Consequently, the closer...

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Six ways to stay positive in lockdown 3.0

Six ways to stay positive in lockdown 3.0

With dark mornings and dark evenings, the light at the end of the tunnel is looking dim. The rapid increase in vaccinations should be cause for celebration, but it often seems overshadowed by the loss of employment, loss of loved ones, and a general loss of morale. Now that the...

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The Loss of Cultural Authenticity Travel in the Time of COVID

The Loss of Cultural Authenticity Travel in the Time of COVID

On every level, the pandemic has provoked a reckoning: with ourselves, our society and our individual social responsibilities. Among the most pronounced of these is our relationship with travel. Until recently, we have seen the world as accessible, as something to enjoy and be consumed. Large-scale globalisation engendered a level...

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Is Fashion out of Fashion?

Is Fashion out of Fashion?

London Fashion Week 2021 is coming up and the shift to digital has catalysed a new era for sustainable fashion. An industry that escalated into overproduction froze and now needs to be resurrected. But it is unlikely that it will return to fashion ‘as we knew it’. The stereotypical ‘fashion...

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A love letter to the Dinner Party

A love letter to the Dinner Party

“Come over for dinner, I’ll cook!” You suggested a date that seemed absurdly far away. That date is today and, so far, no one has cancelled. In fact, they are ‘looking forward to it!’ You spent yesterday trying to decide on a recipe that is easy, yet impressive. A bit...

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Gaming and the Alt-Right

Gaming and the Alt-Right

In the shocked aftermath of the Columbine school shooting, the American government took a long, hard look at the lax gun control laws that had allowed the massacre to take place. Then they took an equally long, hard look at how much of their re-election funds were bankrolled by the...

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