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How to celebrate post-submission in Belfast!

September 16, 2013


So you’ve finally done it, hooray 🙂 If you’re reading this, we hope that after a lot of blood, sweat, and tears you have submitted your MA dissertation or PhD Thesis. After you catch up on some much needed sleep here are some fun ways to celebrate in Belfast this week: Go to the theatre […]

Item of the Week

September 7, 2013


  Truly the most disgusting drink ever concocted, with a putrid malodorous perfume of saccharine acid, the Red Bull energy drink is nevertheless our begrudging Item of the Week. As The Week of Doom approaches for all Masters and final year PhD students aiming to submit on the 16th, the humble can of Red Bull […]

Preview: Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

September 6, 2013


Mad Hatter’s Tea Party/Crafternoon: Tuesday 24th September Back by popular demand, the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party is an afternoon of amazing cakes and pies, hosted by the postgraduate Cake Club. This year, to spice things up further we have added a ‘Crafternoon’ element to the event. We’ll provide some undecorated buns and decorating materials and […]

The Horsemeat Scandal: Changing how we shop?

March 19, 2013


It is a story that has dominated headlines for months and with a new twist emerging almost every week it seems the horsemeat scandal is not going to die down anytime soon. Indeed, just last week, almost two months after the scandal first broke, Tesco had to remove its own-brand meatloaf from shelves after it […]

A postgraduate bargain hunter’s guide to eating out in Belfast

March 5, 2013


Belfast’s restaurant scene is positively thriving, with new eateries continuously popping up all over the place. From the buzzing foodie scene in Belfast’s trendy Cathedral quarter, to the hearty fare of Belfast’s many gastro-pubs, there is something for everyone. However, trying them needn’t cost the earth. The many pre-theatre and ‘early bird’ menus are a […]

Leftover recipe special

January 29, 2013


After the feasts of Christmas and New Year’s, it’s time to empty the cupboards and use up what’s left… Try these recipes not to waste a wizened lettuce or a slightly dry brioche! Lettuce mousseline You need :  (for 4) – 2 wizened or fresh lettuces – 2 bunches of sorrel – 3 green onions […]

Have yourself a veggie Christmas!

December 16, 2012


The idea of a Christmas dinner not involving turkey or ham tends to horrify most carnivores, and I’m often asked what I eat on Christmas Day, with the vague accusation that nothing can compete with tradition. Happily, that is not the case, as having been vegetarian for longer than I ate meat, I have developed […]