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A Print To Remember: Vrindavan By Seb Koseda

January 30, 2013

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I took a trip to Leeds Gallery on Saturday on 19th January to check out the annual Print Festival. The festival ran from Friday to Sunday, but on Saturday 19th the artists’ showcased their work during an exhibition. Guests were invited to look at work throughout the day and could buy most of what was […]

Verdi’s Otello Comes To The Grand

January 27, 2013

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  Until experiencing Verdi’s Otello at The Grand last week I had never watched a live opera. I had an idea of what to expect based around stereotypes and hearsay, though you can never truly say you know what something is all about until you have experienced it for yourself. So after coming across a tweet advertising […]

The Mass-Production Of Steampunk

January 23, 2013

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In a new report released from IBM earlier this week based on social trends, it is predicted that steampunk will be one of the next big fashion trends of 2013. If you’re not familiar with steampunk, it first originated in literature as a sub-genre of science fiction writing. Steampunk fiction typically involves the use of steam-powered machinery rather than […]

The Free Range Apocalypse

January 21, 2013

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A new cartoon for all those obsessed with free range meat. Perhaps this is our not too distant future? Tim finds Dawn’s obsession with free range meat annoying to say the least. But when Dawn refuses to eat the dinner Tim has thoughtfully prepared for her they argue louder than ever before. With both Tim […]

Tour de France Grand Départ Yorkshire 2014

January 17, 2013

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It may be more than a year away but excitement was in the air (along with snow and fireworks) at tonight’s Le Tour Yorkshire event. Tonight Leeds Town Hall was packed full of residents and visitors watching performances and awaiting news of the cycle route. Local celebrities and sports heroes were also at the town […]

Leeds In The Snow

January 15, 2013

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I love snow. I love Leeds. What do you get when you mix snow with Leeds? Yep, you guessed it. The attractions of Leeds covered (more like sprinkled) with the white stuff. So I took off with my camera and managed to get a few pictures in before the flurry of snow was over. I […]

The Truth About An Adfero Recruitment Day

January 13, 2013

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I went for an interview/recruitment day at the Adfero Leeds branch last November. Since attending the recruitment day I have wanted to share my experience with the people going through the Adfero recruitment process. I thought it may be useful to read an honest impression of the company and what the recruitment day entails. For anyone […]