Autumn Recipe: Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Macaroni Cheese

Like the previous recipe we posted, this one also uses Greek/Natural yoghurt as opposed to other dairy ingredients like milk and butter. The yoghurt recreates the classic macaroni cheese dish with a tangy twist and is a healthier alternative to large quantities of butter, milk and cheese (obviously this recipe still contains cheese!) whilst maintaining the typical creamy texture. To make the recipe even healthier, … Continue reading Autumn Recipe: Butternut Squash and Cauliflower Macaroni Cheese

Another Book Bites the Dust

This week I’m back, although slightly later than normal, sorry about that! This is a review of one of my summer reads, a rather disturbing psychological thriller from Julia Heaberlin. The book was published by Penguin in July last year and has received a lot of praise from critics and media outlets since then, even dubbed the “thriller of the year”. Key themes for anyone … Continue reading Another Book Bites the Dust

New Orleans: A Food Guide

      New Orleans is a city bursting with vibrant nightlife and a boisterous music scene. As a result of its diverse heritage, it also boasts cuisine that is second to none within the United States; making it the perfect holiday destination for any keen foodies! Creole cooking is a big part of Louisiana culture, and jambalaya is the perfect example. A mixture of … Continue reading New Orleans: A Food Guide

Notes On Netflix: The Fundamentals of Caring

The Fundamentals of Caring – Rob Burnett, 2016, 15 credit: etcanada.com Netflix rates it: 5/5 I rate it: 4.5/5 Recently added to Netflix and advertised as a ‘Netflix original’ film, The Fundamentals of Caring gives a look into the life of newly-qualified caregiver Ben (Paul Rudd) as he gets to grips with taking care of muscular dystrophy sufferer Trevor (Craig Roberts). A grieving father himself, … Continue reading Notes On Netflix: The Fundamentals of Caring

Green Screens – Studio 74, Exeter’s New Solar Powered Indie Cinema

A new indie cinema has opened in Exeter. Tucked away on Gandy Street, it offers an alternative viewing experience to the larger cinema chains in the city. Visiting Studio 74, it’s an intimate and cosy space to relax in with a drink from the bar. Also, with tickets priced at £6 it’s much cheaper than its big commercial rivals.  You may hear “indie cinema” and … Continue reading Green Screens – Studio 74, Exeter’s New Solar Powered Indie Cinema

Issue 16: Razz Launch Party

This is a gentle reminder that our latest edition of Razz is now in print and available for purchase from the guild shop! Featuring exclusive photography, poetry and non-fiction pieces you won’t want to miss out. Here are a few snapshots from the highly successful magazine launch at Cosy Club and an impromptu celebratory poem by Conor Byrne, our features editor, who was rather taken by … Continue reading Issue 16: Razz Launch Party

Unique Boutique is back!

Unique Boutique Arts and Crafts Market Returns to Exeter Phoenix this Summer Sun 30 Jun, 11am – 3.30pm For the fourth year running, Exeter Phoenix hosts Unique Boutique, the quirky indoor market showcasing the very best work from makers and artists of the South-West. Shoppers will have the opportunity to buy one-off ceramics, locally spun wool, up-cycled furniture, handmade cards and accessories. This market offers … Continue reading Unique Boutique is back!

Proofreading, It’s harder than it looks!

Proofreading is usually mind-numbingly dull, and it can seem utterly pointless, but by leaving yourself time to go over your work you can almost always make significant improvements to it. The problem is that it’s harder than it looks. Many people find themselves rushing through the process minutes before a deadline, whilst others go over their work time and again in a dazed state. Both methods are generally a … Continue reading Proofreading, It’s harder than it looks!

Cultural Exchange

Back in April, Tracey Emin launched a major new arts project for Radio 4, called Cultural Exchange. Each weekday on Front Row, 75 leading creative figures will reveal their passion for a favourite book, piece of music, film or other work of art. Cultural Exchange launched on Front Row on Monday 22 April with Tracey Emin on Vermeer’s painting Lady Writing a Letter with her Maid, which you … Continue reading Cultural Exchange