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REVIEW: The Podcasts That Took Over My Life

Beautiful Anonymous (Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People) This is Beautiful Anonymous. One hour, one caller, no holds barred. This podcast does what it says on the tin: comedian Chris Gethard has an hour-long phone conversation with an anonymous caller, the only rules being that Chris himself cannot hang up until the end of the hour, and the caller should…

TRAVEL: Prague – The Embodiment of Central Europe

The beauty of Europe as a continent is the ease with which borders can be crossed, so long as you have the right meaningless piece of paper, and being on a year abroad means you have an obscene amount of free time. Sometimes that means that I spiral into Netflix marathons and don't leave my…

TRAVEL: Parisian Submersion Over Sight-Seeing

France is one of my most under-travelled areas of Europe, something that is particularly shoddy seeing as it is the country closest to the UK on the continent. Within minutes of setting foot in its capital, I was struck by the alien nature of it. It's been a while since I've been in a country with…

REVIEW: A Series of Unfortunate Events – Netflix

Everyone and their mum seems to hate Netflix's new adaptation of Lemony Snicket's book series, A Series of Unfortunate Events. I lived for these books as a kid, and so was, like everyone else, over the moon when I heard that Netflix will be bringing it to life through a series on Netflix. Even better, they…

TRAVEL: Sunny Salzburg to Rains on Königsee

Although I knew that Salzburg was in a unique location, not just surrounded by mountains, but amongst them, the first surprise of our weekend away was that our hostel was literally on the top of a mountain. After arguing with Google Maps for five minutes and then embarking on a mission through the mountain itself,…

LIFESTYLE: Mini Christmas | Student Living

It's two weeks until Christmas, my favourite time of the year, and so it's now stortyime of how I found my festive feeling. In case it's not clear from the rest of this blog, I am currently on my year abroad in Germany, the most festive country on earth. I'm not flying back to England…