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Surviving Wedding Season

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Surviving wedding season can be a lot. If you’re in your mid-twenties, you might have experienced an onslaught of engagement pictures, hen party invites, and links to Pinterest pages from your besties asking if you think emerald cut is better than princess cut (oh, just me?). Spring has barely begun, and already some of us have been flooded with invites to nuptials, hen dos, and …

May the Fourth be With You

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Forty years ago in a cinema not too far away, the world was first introduced to Star Wars. Since its release in 1977, George Lucas’ Star Wars has grown to become one of the most widely recognised and adored pop culture properties in the galaxy. So much so, in fact, that it even has a day of the year dedicated to it. Over the years …

Winter Lights Festival

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Back in the heady throes of winter, some of the world’s finest sculptors, structures and installations set up camp over at Canary Wharf and treated visitors to an array of vibrant, illuminating art pieces. The event, quite aptly, was named the Winter Lights Festival, and it offered up some truly breathtaking sights. Be they interactive, pieces of performance art or innovative visual spectacles, the showcases …

To Mum, Love Wowcher

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Every Mother/child relationship is different. Some are best friends – think Lorelei and Rory – and some are best on separate continents – think Courtney Love and Frances Bean. The Spice Girls loved theirs so much they dedicated a whole song to them. Freddie Mercury trusted his mama enough he confessed to her he killed a man, by putting a gun against his head and …

The Anti-Lent Guide

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If you’ve always treated Lent as a second attempt at your New Year’s resolutions (including your yearly effort to stop consuming your weekly allowance of chocolate-based calories during one Netflix binge) then it might be time to give up the good fight. In a world with Trump, Brexit and no Bowie, maybe 2017 should be the year of being kind to ourselves. And what better …