Cottonopolis Food & Liquor: Where Stylish Meets Japanese Cuisine

It can confidently be said that Cottonopolis is one of the most fashionable in Manchester and not in a stuck-up way.  It is great for lunch, dinner, casual drinks or the beginning of a night out.  Cottonopolis is located on 16 Newton Street, Manchester M1 2AE in the Northern Quarter.   They have a Japanese inspired menu […]

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The Most Fashionable Woman on Master of None: Alessandra Mastronardi

I discovered the Netflix Original Master of None when I was stuck for things to watch on Netflix last year and decided to give it a chance.  I was pleasantly surprised.  For those who don’t know, Master of None is a comedy drama released in November 2015 starring American actor and comedian Aziz Ansari (Dev), actor and comedian Eric […]

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My Top 3 Summer Fashion Trends of 2017

We’re well over a week into the summer season now and there have been few fashion trends that have been catching my eye since the end of spring.  Here are my favourite 3! Deconstruction and asymmetry. The deconstruction and asymmetry of shirts, skirts, trousers and dressers  have been one of the top fashion trends I […]

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Mise À Jour: Summer Job Struggles, lots of cooking and independent study

The last month and a half has gone a little slow.  Probably because of university and my negative anticipation for the next academic year. Academics| I have been spending a lot of my time immersing myself into Japanese language and culture through some books I have bought and the media.  I’m also still pacing myself through […]

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Country Cooking Month #5: Shallow Fried Chicken Burgers

I had another craving for fried chicken but this time on a burger and some fries.  Since I have been making a lot of bread recently I decided to make the buns myself. For the bread buns, you will need: Fried Chicken 2-4 chicken breasts (depending on how many people you’re making this for) Milk […]

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9 Reasons I Hate University

I love education but I HATE school.  I’m getting to the end of my second year of university now and I cannot say that I have full enjoyed my first 2 years at university.  Here are 9 reasons why, because I couldn’t think of 10. ‘Everyone is in the same boat!’ They Said.  This was […]

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Country Cooking Month #4: Fresh Linguine

Yesterday I made linguine and it it was not as hard as I thought it was going to be.  Fresh pasta has to be my favourite thing I have made so far and it really does taste better than dry, ready made pasta.  After making this, I don’t think I will buy pasta again.   […]

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