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“An ordinary person who found herself on an extraordinary journey” – Becoming by Michelle Obama

“An ordinary person who found herself on an extraordinary journey” – Becoming by Michelle Obama

Arts, Celebrity, Comment, culture, Entertainment, literature
Michelle Obama's autobiography came out this month and it’s already a global success. The book follows Michelle’s story from her childhood to the end of her husband’s presidency of the United States. What makes it peculiar, though, is the voice who takes the reader to the uncommon story of Mrs Obama: not just that of a First Lady, but that of a woman, too. In her own words, as written at the very end of the story, she feels like an “ordinary person who found herself on an extraordinary journey”. By means of this 400-pages, we can for a moment catch a glimpse of this journey. The book is divided into three parts: Becoming Me is about her childhood and the way she started shaping herself as a young woman; Becoming Us is dedicated to her love story with Barack Obama; Becoming More is
Harry Dirtface: quirky rapper talks about inspiration for his new project ‘The Joyride’

Harry Dirtface: quirky rapper talks about inspiration for his new project ‘The Joyride’

Entertainment, Music, Uncategorized
Words: Isabella Dawe | Subbing: Lavinia Petrucci We caught up with rapper and producer Harry Dirtface to talk about his upcoming release 'The Joyride' Harry Dirtface, formerly known as Dirty Harry, is a Nottingham-born hiphop artist with a unique and eccentric style. Tracks titled 'Sloppy Toppy' and 'Leanwithmycrew' paint him as a drug-taking, womanising, trap-inspired rebel. But his impressive self-made instrumentals and clear influences from genres including punk, rock and blues make him one to watch in 2018. You recently started dropping tracks from your first project, The Joyride. What can you tell us about that? The joyride is about me living life, taking some drugs here and there. There were some tracks that I had, I threw them together and got some nice art work drawn up. ...

Seven wacky gin flavours for each day of the week- plus an even wackier one for Christmas

Featured, Food
Why limit yourself to just a slice of lemon and lime? Get creative with your gin and tonic and surprise your guests this upcoming Christmas. Once upon a time, the main conversation was whether lemon or lime was the better option. Oh, how times have changed! Today, gin has not only become UK's signature fragrant liquor but one of the country's best-selling spirits, with people consuming nigh of 1.12billion gin and tonics in 2016. Gin sales are even predicted to surpass whiskey by 2019. In fact, according to "The Gin Queen", Caroline Childerly, the UK tax office makes more money from gin sales than beer! As distillers try to stand out from the crowd, the market has been flooded with more and more gin flavors to beat out the competition. Portobello Road Gin leads the pack with its origi

How much influence do food videos have on students?

Featured, Food
It is no secret that after a long day at university, students like to come home and browse through their social media sites; snapchatting friends, tagging people in the latest memes and liking pictures. What is better, is that food channels are becoming more and more popular- especially amongst students. Although they are not essentially new, as, food icons like Ina Garten and Gordon Ramsay have been around for decades. They are however aesthetically pleasing to watch but, the real question is: do students end up making what they watch? Browsing through Facebook, it can be guaranteed that friends have tagged each other in videos on “How to make cookie dough in a mug” or a seven-minute video on “What to do with leftover chicken”. You, yourself have been tagged in these videos and, ho
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