Every Fresher’s Week Ever (as told by Great British Bake Off)

Guess what guys Bake Off is back (Yay!). However the fear of those entering the tent is actually similar to that of the young Freshers entering University. So sit back, enjoy the similarity and… Continue reading

90’s Romance Films You Just Got To Love

With their perfect feel good factor, it makes us wonder where we would be without them? Sometimes you’re just in the mood for a pick-me-up but sometimes never know which to go for… Continue reading

Secret Life of Pets: Bleeding It Dry Or Starting Something New?

Talking animal movies have been around since animation began (Think Bolt, Dogs vs Cats, Stuart Little and so on). But Secret Life Of Pets brings its own unique humour and playfulness to the… Continue reading

Ab Fab or Ab Flop?

Patsy and Eddie have returned, as fabulous and as outrageous as ever. Brewed from the 90’s world of PR these two ladies became the first dudettes, the two girls behaving badly (and no we… Continue reading

‘Alright Bab’. A Student’s guide to Birmingham.

It’s tough to be a media and socials officer. You wouldn’t believe that my schedule is now so busy that I have to book in my boyfriend’s visits. So I thought, enough was… Continue reading

Shakespeare Untold – A Review

Shakespeare. As you read that, I bet it sends shivers of fear down your spine. You may fear at the language or the memories of Year 10 English that come flooding back, reminding… Continue reading

Tasty Salmon Recipe

  This is a really tasty dish and it’s super easy to make! It’s a filling meal and relatively healthy too. The original recipe can be found here, but I’ve made a few adjustments!… Continue reading

The stages of revision, as told by Ru Paul’s Drag Race

  Stage 1: The ‘I’m going to be a serious student and ace this exam’ phase. This is the you who looked at the past paper and has set up a colour coded… Continue reading

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice – Review (contains hidden spoilers)

Anne-Marie @lizzydrip91 It was the big one. Batman vs Superman, the film I’ve been waiting for since it was announced and boy, were my hopes high. I had to put off seeing it… Continue reading

THE LOSS OF A BELOVED PET

Anne-Marie @lizzydrip91 I always knew that my beloved dog Lucky wasn’t going to live forever but you just kind of hope, don’t you? Well he wasn’t destined for this world as long as I… Continue reading

DEALING WITH LOW SELF-ESTEEM AT UNIVERSITY: A DECADE IN REFLECTION

D. O’Gorman In less than two months I will turn 30. This is both scary and exciting. A small part of me is sad to leave behind my twenties. However, my twenties weren’t… Continue reading

‘THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG’ REVIEW

Sabrina Dhillon. I went to see this in London after seeing a preview on the Royal Variety Show 2015 and what a good choice I made! I have to say this is one… Continue reading

5 DATE NIGHTS IN LEICESTER

Kelly Davies @cREWllypenguin2 Ah relationships. They are wonderful things but they can go a little bit stale. So here are 5 unique date nights for couples. 1) Hit the pool Leicester has a… Continue reading

HOW TO HAVE AN AMAZING ADULT SLEEPOVER

Kelly Davies @cREWllypenguin2 It’s cold guys. So grab your squad and get together to have an adult sleepover that will make 14 year old you jealous. Invitations Well you could just message people… Continue reading

WHINE OR DINE?- SOAR POINT

Lorna Ball @lornasleaning http://thesweetpeax.blogspot.co.uk Located pretty much on the De Montfort University campus, this small pub come bar has become the ultimate ‘hang out’ spot for most DMU students, and after eating there… Continue reading

THE RISE OF THE SUPERHERO.

Anne-Marie @lizzydrip91 I am a self confessed geek. I have many graphic novels and comics and could quite gladly get into a conversation picking apart a superhero’s back story but I would like… Continue reading

XMAS FASHION: THE VELVET DRESS

By Sabrina Dhillon It is now only a week until Christmas, so it’s about time to give some ideas of what to wear on the day! When I think of Christmas and winter clothing, I… Continue reading

SAINSBURY’S CHRISTMAS ADVERT 2015: MOG’S CHRISTMAS CALAMITY

By Anne-Marie Lee. Each year everyone waits with anticipation of the John Lewis advert and this year they delivered the Man on the Moon advert which when I first watched it I was… Continue reading

HOMEMADE MINCE PIES RECIPE

By Lorna Ball @lornasleaning Mince Pies are the ultimate festive treat, and as fun as they are to eat with a cup of tea while you watch ‘Home Alone’, its also tremendous fun… Continue reading

PLACES TO SHOP THIS CHRISTMAS

By Jack Wilkin @Jacktassium With each Christmas, a dangerous decision enters the minds of Christmas shoppers. Do they do their shopping online, or brave the shops? It’s a serious problem and both have… Continue reading

CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR MUM

By Jack Wilkin @Jacktassium Christmas is nearly here!  Have you got all your presents sorted? If not, don’t panic! Help is here, well, help for getting stuff for Mum at least. If you’re Mum… Continue reading

CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR DAD

By Jack Wilkin @Jacktassium Christmas has nearly arrived and with it a whole host of worries and questions. What to get for mum? What to get for the pet goldfish? What about Aunt… Continue reading

DIY PERSONALISED CHRISTMAS GIFTS

  By Anne-Marie Lees @lizzydrip91 As we all know when giving Christmas gifts, people (especially my parents) always say “it’s the thought that counts”. Well, how about making your own gifts for your loved… Continue reading

NOT A GYM JUNKIE? NO PROBLEM

Kelly Davis @cREWllypenguin2 This week, DMU are taking part in the #ThisGirlCan campaign that aims to get more women involved in physical activity. This motivated me to work up a sweat and try… Continue reading

WARNING: NOT FOR GRINCHES: 4 CHRISTMAS SONGS YOU MIGHT NOT HAVE HEARD OF

By Jack Wilkin. There are two types of people in this big old world, those who love Christmas and those who hate it. I, for one, fall into the first category. The moment… Continue reading

FESTIVE FOODS TO GET YOU INTO THE CHRISTMAS SPIRIT!

By Anne-Marie @lizzydrip91 What says Christmas to me is the delicious treats that you can buy from the shops or even make yourself. Here are some of my favourite recipes and trust me once… Continue reading

PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS: POEM – DROP OF CANVAS

By Jack Wilkin The rain came and kicked. Stains of water where it licked. My window just a painted canvas, Where the brushes have been flicked. Racing down faster and faster, Even as… Continue reading

PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS: POEM – LECTURE

By Lois Linkens. You gaze upon the rows of cold and empty seats, Have a quick browse of all the friends you’re about to meet. There’s the girl sitting at the front, with… Continue reading

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