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Hygge

(PRON. Hooga) The darkest months of cold andĀ bitterness and of lengthy dreariness weigh the limbs and weary the mind. Without the energy and liveliness and light of summer time, what is left behind? Hygge isĀ a Danish concept, which focuses not on the dark, cold aspects of winter, but on the cosy and the luxurious. It’s…… Continue reading Hygge

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Limelight, take Flight

The people we value in our society are the people who are perched on the top rung of their ladders. We idolise those who have excelled, and as a media-driven society, we shine a spotlight in their face and expect a moral pillar by which we can base our actions. Talented at football? Acting? Singing?…… Continue reading Limelight, take Flight

Playlists

Autumn Playlist

This is the soundtrack to the looming winter and the ticking off of quizzes and assignments, and booking my accommodation in London and skyping my long-distance friends. 10. Hello Hello – Missy Higgins https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d84Sjj-_w7Q 9. Make Me Cry – Noah Cyrus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXyBcKV0UIo 8. Things We Lost in the Fire – Janet Devlin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ai5lCfZnNlc 7. Laughing…… Continue reading Autumn Playlist

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Rosie Chai

It’s warm inside which is lucky because it’s cold outside, because the sky’s realised it isn’t summer anymore and maybe it’s sorry for that heatwave which lasted for weeks. There’s smoke in the sky because all the fires are burning and one day we’ll be sorry for that pollution which lasted for centuries. But I…… Continue reading Rosie Chai