Tag Urself and the Aesthetics of Empathy

It has been said that memes are inherently communist. Anarchic, decentralised, and divorced from the profit motive, the argument goes that they are, therefore, innately suited to left-wing viewpoints. But this argument, while tempting, is not entirely satisfactory. Aside from the fact that plenty of memes have been commercially appropriated, the prominence of memes as […]

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Atomic Pizza: A retro throwback in Cowley

Hungry and looking forward to some delicious burgers and pizza, we stumbled into Atomic Pizza (Atomic Burger’s sister diner) on Cowley Road, and found ourselves in a den of retro movie paraphernalia. Colourful 3D Star Wars, Pulp Fiction, and Spider-Man decorations jumped out at us, whilst blasts from the past from the likes of Mambo Number […]

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GBK delivers on the gourmet burgers

As someone who generally doesn’t eat red meat, I do make the exception to enjoy a cheeky beef burger once in a while. My only requirement is that they are gourmet – none of those tough, chunky supermarket beef burgers! I’d been searching for a beef burger that’s not overcooked for a while. When I […]

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GAIL’s Bakery

When you’re in the mood to… get away from it all Recently opened on Little Clarendon Street, GAIL’s is the perfect place to stop and take a breather. Weekend coffee trips can too often be cramped and crowded experiences, but due to the Easter holidays the café was surprisingly spacious and relaxed, with plenty of seats […]

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