Preserving the planet this picnic season

With the blossom a-bloomin’ and the sun a-shinin’, is it any wonder that the parks of Oxford have bustled with ray worshipping youths convincing themselves that they can, of course, finish their essay outside and whack out a problem sheet whilst their toes languidly graze the Thames’ (semi-) inviting tipple? Slimy with sun cream and […]

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The quest for curry, part 1: Spice Lounge

When I go back home to London, I inevitably end up on Brick Lane. The plethora of curry houses concentrated onto one street in the capital has always spoken to my foodie soul, and it’s always an adventure trying new places and haggling the best prices. Although some restaurants are better than others, you nearly […]

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Foodie fun at FitFest

On Saturday 21st April, the Oxford Academy opened its doors to FitFest, Oxfordshire’s largest fitness and wellness festival. The event featured a range of fitness classes, talks from wellbeing and motivational experts, and a range of cooking demos for healthy eating. Naturally, as a foodie, I was at the front of the audience for everything […]

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The supermarket meal deal: a perennial icon

The meal deal – the popular supermarket lunch package, comprising a main, snack, and drink – is much more than a triviality. Simply packaged, ready-made, and deliciously effortless, the meal deal offers more than an easy, mindless lunch. The bargain lunch deal has become ingrained in the core being of Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons, and even […]

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