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The Staunch book prize winner announced

The Staunch book prize winner announced

Arts, Entertainment
The Australian novelist Jock Serong bagged the Staunch prize with On the Java Ridge. It tells the story of a group of surfers who try to rescue a refugee boat caught up in a storm off the Indonesian coast. Staunch Prize founder Bridget Lawless praised the book author for putting a topic of concern (the Australian's refugee policy) in the spotlight with "vivid descriptions, raw compassion and expert control of his material". Creating a thriller "in which no woman is beaten, stalked, sexually exploited, raped or murdered", made Serong eligible to win the £2,000 award. During the ceremony, Lawless said: “This is exactly the quality of thriller that Staunch set out to find, and we’re proud to name it as our winner. https://twitter.com/Staunch2018/status/1067174415207735297
Rooftops to visit this winter

Rooftops to visit this winter

Bars, Food, Lifestyle
The idea of sitting outside in the cold that is London during winter seems horrible, but with the right setting, good food and appropriate heating, these rooftops are the best places to be this coming cold season. Dalloway Terrace Dalloway Terrace changes its decor and menu seasonly to give customers the best experience possible. This autumn the terrace has been transformed into a beautiful woodland surrounded with red and green leaves, and sparkling fairy lights ensuring that you will achieve that perfect Instagram picture. Dalloway Terrace will change its appearance again this winter, and we’re eagerly awaiting to see what theme they will choose. Whether you visit Dalloway to drink or dine, it’s guaranteed that you’ll will have the most divine experience. 16-22 Great Ru
Late Motherhood and why it’s okay

Late Motherhood and why it’s okay

Lifestyle, Sex and Relationships, Uncategorized
The news that Meghan Markle - the Duchess of Sussex - is expecting her first child at age 37 has sparked a conversation on late motherhood. More than ever, women are choosing to have children in their 30s and 40s, while many frown upon that. It’s either not pleasing the in laws or the problem of fertility. But we’re here to say that it’s all okay. There is no doubt that we are the generation who reap the benefits of pills, feminism and equality. This has enabled many women to have better lives than their mothers did. Young women want to achieve different goals, however having a child might force them to put certain wishes on hold (for at least a while). The fact that we still need feminism and a #metoo movement means we have yet to achieve equality, and that men can still pursue
Five tips for student commuters

Five tips for student commuters

Lifestyle, Travel
Every Londoner knows the struggle of commuting in and out of the city every day. Whether you are going to work or university, it can be a dreadful experience to be stuck in a hectic TFL journey. To make your life easier, tick off all the following boxes before your trip. ⌧ Always leave early We all know how frustrating it is when your day does not go as planned. Missing a train or a bus puts your whole day off track and can make you late for important events. Leaving around 15 to 20 minutes early will guarantee you are on time to catch any means of transportation. It will compensate for delays, traffic and the unpredictable UK weather. Taking some extra time to arrive will save you the stress of finding an excuse for being late. After all, it is better to be three hours too soon,
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