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REVIEW: Captain Tom Moore steals our hearts and tops the charts

REVIEW: Captain Tom Moore steals our hearts and tops the charts

By Emily Hartley In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Captain Tom Moore and Michael Ball have sung a stirring duet together, to raise money for the NHS. Captain Tom Moore, a 99-year-old war veteran had already single-handedly raised over £26 million for the NHS on his Just Giving Page, by walking a hundred laps of his garden before his one-hundredth […]

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Baby Yoda and baby tigers: 5 series you should binge watch during lockdown

Baby Yoda and baby tigers: 5 series you should binge watch during lockdown

By Jamie Heron In a time when we’re all stuck inside for the majority of the day, I’m sure there is one thing we can all agree on – our televisions are our saviours. So grab your duvet and snacks and prepare for a long day on the couch as I list my top 5 series I’d recommend you to […]

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REVIEW: Who knows whether it’s Love or our taste in television that’s Blind? ‘I do!’

REVIEW: Who knows whether it’s Love or our taste in television that’s Blind? ‘I do!’

By Immy Share The first season of Netflix’s Love is Blind saw single contestants enter matrimony based on an initial non-physical connection where they used only their voices through separated ‘pods’. Some fell in love, and, yes, got engaged before seeing each other knowing they were set to marry only thirty-eight days after their first blind encounter. The pairs did […]

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Top 10 viral trends in social media lockdown so far

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By Kudzai Chinembiri Dalgona Coffee – Almost everyone I follow on Instagram joined this trend; this special coffee is a combination of icy milk at the bottom and a whipped instant coffee mix at the top. Sounds futile but makes for some incredible Instagram content. Instagram Lives – This has been a current trend in pop culture but many of […]

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Pandemic Play: 6 videogames to help get you through the COVID lockdown

Pandemic Play: 6 videogames to help get you through the COVID lockdown

By Richard Liddle We’re now into the fifth week of the coronavirus lockdown, and doubtless for many the boredom is beginning to set in. But with the entire nation being asked to stay inside all day every day, what better time to be a gamer? Whether you’re missing socialising with your friends, longing to explore the great outdoors, or just […]

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Five ways to make homeschooling that little bit more exciting…

Five ways to make homeschooling that little bit more exciting…

By Thomas Reyer During these uncertain times, many people across the UK are having to help teach their children from home. It’s certainly not an easy task, and is definitely a challenging one. Here are five tips to make homeschooling that little bit more manageable: Try and experiment with different ways to make the learning as fun as possible. It […]

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Five of the best Netflix series to get you through isolation

Five of the best Netflix series to get you through isolation

By Jack Walker If you’re anything like me, your Netflix subscription has become even more important than ever. It just so happens that, as we all start using Netflix more and more, there’s been some great new series coming out. Read on for my top five! Tiger King No article about current Netflix series could miss out Tiger King. It’s […]

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Stay positive: 10 tips to help avoid a miserable lockdown

Stay positive: 10 tips to help avoid a miserable lockdown

By Emily Hartley Keep calm and be happy… I thought I would feel a lot more trapped and overwhelmed by lockdown than I actually do. But instead, I’ve been catching up on my favourite TV series, spending time in the garden, baking and going on walks, so overall I’m actually quite enjoying this ‘break’. I am currently in a very […]

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A guide to the top 5 lockdown listens

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By Grace Pritchard Day 29 of lockdown. Have you scrolled through everything on Netflix, Amazon Prime AND Disney+? Got on the Sims hype and fallen back off of it again? And just can’t bear to part with upwards of £200 to play Animal Crossings: New Horizons? Well, podcasts might be the perfect companion to help you while the days away. […]

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Cambodia and the red tree: The day I learned about the deadliest genocide since the holocaust

A tower of skulls sits at the center of the killing fields.

By Joe Greenough Buried in the heart of South-East Asia, Cambodia is an essential touchstone on the well-traveled path of anyone who finds themselves in the eastern world. If you’re one of those lucky people, you’ll know a day in the killing fields is an unsavory rite of passage all who visit must take. Between 1975 and 1979, Pol Pot […]

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