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Author: Jamie Rodney

Grabbing life by the….sled dogs?

Written by on 5 December 2018

Fjallraven Polar 2019 Expedition is a 300km dogsled expedition through the arctic circle in Northern Scandinavia. Taking place over six days in April, the expedition is sponsored by the Fjallraven outdoor clothing company, whose equipment all the participants use. The idea is to show that with the right equipment, anybody can survive difficult conditions, so […]

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Gofundour disaster lives

Written by on 3 December 2018

It truly was a crackin’ party. Crackin’ tunes, crackin’ vibes, crackin’ company and a crackin’… bed. Pre-event, Tom and I discussed, “People jumping on the bed. That’ll be fine. It’s strong. Let the people dance.”   Oh how wrong we were.   I woke up the morning after, ready to clean up the party mess. […]

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Reclaim the Night

Written by on 28 November 2018

Reclaim the Night has its historic roots in the 1970’s, where the first march occurred in Leeds to demand a woman’s right to walk the streets safely at night. 
The Reclaim the Night website states writes, “In every sphere of life we negotiate the threat or reality of rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment. We […]

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Save our service

Written by on 25 November 2018

  Protests are not, I have to admit, my natural habitat. Despite being stridently political and almost constantly pissed off at some injustice or other, I’ve tended to vent my frustrations in other ways, whether it be door-to-door canvassing, organising petitions, or annoying my classmates at school until most of them blocked me on Facebook. […]

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A tribute to Stan Lee

Written by on 14 November 2018

So, I don’t know if any of you have seen this, but there seems to be a fairly nasty hoax floating around the internet. I don’t know if it’s malice, or just ignorance that is responsible, but my timeline seems to be full of people participating in it. You might have yourself. The hoax, as […]

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House of Horror- A Review

Written by on 9 November 2018

Willy Wonka famously starts the tour of his fantastical factory by announcing “We have so much time and so little to see!” One might think that after so many Halloweens at Kinkell Byre this statement may have carried over this year’s installment of the House of Horror Charity Gala. But Alas like Wonka himself, the […]

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Meet the woman bringing Burlesque to The Bubble

Written by on 31 October 2018

For what is essentially a small fishing town in the North East of Fife, St Andrews has quite the cultural scene, with more balls, fashion shows and events than is appropriate or necessary. One thing we don’t have, however, is a professional Burlesque show.   Enter Hannah Rose- or, to give her her stage name, […]

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Top Five Things to Do Over Reading Week

Written by on 22 October 2018

  Whether you’re staying in St. Andrews or heading home for reading week, it’s easy to become a couch potato. But instead of binging Netflix and sleeping until the afternoon here’s some ideas about the best ways to fill your week off. BAKE You don’t have to be the next Mary Berry or Paul Hollywood […]

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