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Culture Clash (mag)

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.

Lifestyle

Reality

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.

Lifestyle

This round’s on you officer

‘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.

Lifestyle

Nostalgia

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.