2010 started off with a bang: The clubs and bars had us Portsmouth students partying into the New Year. However, it may have also involved embarrassing drunken memories, hangovers from hell, and a few drunken accidents.
Before my migration to the UK from Nigeria, I never used to attach much attribute to my culture. Settling in the UK has opened my eyes to a lot of things, most importantly, appreciating my roots.
In the first edition of our new regular Society Spotlight section, we chatted to ‘Love Music Hate Racism’ (LMHR) about their society and upcoming events.
As the dark nights kick in and students plan their winter getaways, the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) is issuing essential travel advice to those planning an adventure holiday this winter.
It was all rather casual; the loose, habitual discussion about the gruesome, life-sucking disease that is anorexia. We spoke of starvation, excessive exercise and reducing body mass; like a decadent cake, stripped of all its glorious sweetness, left only with the airy flatness of flour.
Think you’re funny? Ever wanted to prove it? We at the Portsmouth Heavyhands want to give you the chance to do so. We’re a brand new society aimed at promoting anything in the name of humour.
‘Test-purchase’ is a phrase to make even the most experienced of bar staff quake in their shoes! For those of you that don’t know what a test-purchase is, it’s when members of the local police force pay an under-age person (17 or under) to go into a pub, walk up to the bar and try to get served.
Ah, nostalgia. I always find it refreshing to look back on the simpler days – before Facebook, even before Myspace and Bebo – in fact, before I really used the Internet at all.
After my musings had stopped I could see my stripper queen in all her beauty. True, she was carrying a bit of weight but it was firm from all this dancing.