The Paddon Award 2018

Our university is bursting with artistic students, from those who are active members of music, drama and art societies to those who take a more personal and introverted approach to their art.  On Tuesday 27th March I was lucky enough to attend this year’s Paddon Award ceremony; a small, intimate event which recognises artistic talent…

Review: ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ by Exeter University Theatre Company

Thoroughly ridiculous and completely hilarious, EUTCO’s production of ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ kept the audience on the edge of their seat. A modern adaptation by Richard Bean of the Commedia dell’arte play “Servant of Two Masters”, the show is set in a delightful 1960s Brighton, with an eclectic range of characters, songs, dance and foolery,…

Review & Interview: Tom Walker @ Exeter Cavern

Tom Walker is an upcoming artist from Manchester, who started his UK tour last Sunday right here in Exeter. Before the actual performance, I had the opportunity to interview him myself. For a man with such a huge voice and talent, he was actually an extremely humble and genuine guy and was very happy to…

Unimumma’s Week 4 Recipes: Ham and Beetroot Salad Lunchbox

Makes 1-2 servings (but can be easily double although you may want to make fresh that morning or night before so ingredients don’t go soggy in the fridge) Ingredients 1 raw beetroot 1 tsp wholegrain mustard Ham trimmings (do not be put off by buying ham trimmings, they are significantly cheaper, and are lot more…

Unimumma’s Weekly Meal Plan: Week 4

This week heavily features a great root vegetable which is commonly underappreciated and feared: the beetroot! I know many people don’t like beetroot, but I have discovered new ways to make it delicious. It is a great source of calcium, iron, vitamins A and C, manganese, potassium, and folic acid! So give these recipes a…

In My Good Books: ‘Nutshell’ by Ian McEwan

Acclaimed as the modern Hamlet, Ian McEwan reaches Shakespearean levels of genius in his recent novel, Nutshell. The first McEwan novel I read was Atonement, a timeless war-time romance that entranced me. Yet, McEwan has proved that he is unlimited in his ability to master every genre of literature. It is therefore unsurprising that The…

Ethical Fashion: What It Is & Where To Shop

The fashion industry is one of the biggest contributors to pressing global issues such as climate change and modern slavery. However, the ethical fashion movement seeks to address the social and environmental impacts of fast-fashion consumption. One of the key aims of ethical fashion is the fight for human and animal rights. The movement seeks…

Unimumma’s Week 3 Recipes: Prawn Curry and Cauli Rice

(Serves 2) Ingredients 1x Pepper 1x Onion 200g Frozen Prawns 200g Tinned Tomatoes 2 Tbsp Low Fat Crème fraîche 4 Tsp Curry Powder 2 Tsp Lazy Garlic ¼ Caulifower 3 Tsp Olive oil Method Fry off the peppers and onion in 2 tsp of olive oil, once softened add in the garlic and curry powder…

Preview: Exeter University Concert Band’s ‘Spring Concert’ @ St Davids Church

Following the success of their Christmas concert in St Margaret’s Church, Topsham, Exeter University Concert Band will be performing a new program of music at their Spring Concert, this Saturday, 17th March, at St David’s Church, Exeter. Regularly performing across Exeter and the South West, the band, Exeter’s largest ensemble with over 115 members, also…

48 Hours in Rio

Rio de Janeiro is synonymous with how we imagine Brazil,  from magnificent views over miles of sun-kissed beaches, to the lofty heights of Christ the Redeemer, and marked signs of the country’s social inequality represented by its notorious favelas. With these images being known throughout the world, Rio is undoubtedly a global icon. However, many…