Lily Thwaites

Can you visit Barcelona on a budget?

When you think Barcelona, you think football and paella and sun and art. It’s a perfect holiday destination because it has it all: beach, city, clubs, food. And it has a bit of a rep for being on the pricier side. Except it is possible to do Barcelona on a...
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Posted Jan. 11, 2019

Christmas food across cultures

You can’t deny that Christmas would just not be the same without food. It’s a way to bring everyone together, sit with family and friends and socialise without the pressures of work and everyday time constraints; it gives us the chance to relax and enjoy some good company (and of...
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Posted Dec. 12, 2018

Overcoming intimidation at the gym

It’s not that I don’t admire those people who can lift triple their body weight and spend forty-five minutes on the rowing machine, but to me, the gym is a scary place, filled with fit people and large, bulky men, dominating the weights section. Unfortunately, a love for chocolate, biscuits, and...
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Posted Dec. 1, 2018

A reflection on the influential and beloved work of Stan Lee

I think it’s safe to say that a ray of light has slipped out of the world following the passing of Stan Lee. Not only did his work bring together people from all backgrounds and walks of life, it raised poignant messages about society and acceptance. Lee described Marvel last...
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Posted Nov. 23, 2018