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Lazy recipe: garlic, walnut, scrambled egg and onion brunch a la wholegrain

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I throw together whatever I happen to find hidden in the corners of cupboards and veggie drawer of the fridge that hasn’t yet grown a fauna, and… voilà.

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Exams: a series of small deaths and mental breakdowns

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The nightmares, the "thousand deaths" before exams, and the pure relief and joy of being done with them. Photo: public domain

I had to convince myself to get up from under my comforters that successfully protected me from the deadly grips of linguistics monsters, throw some acceptable clothes on and hit the road.

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Northern Ireland: Brexit’s biggest loser?

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Mural in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Public domain photo

For those over 35, the memories of the Troubles are still strong and poignant enough to consider the issue a most serious one.

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5 ways to raise money to study abroad

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Globe-trotting former student who currently runs consultancy firm gives tips on how you can fund studying abroad yourself.

The skeptic in you will always ask, can I afford studying abroad? I’m here to tell you that yes, you can.

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Pizza LAB: a slice of Leipzig life

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An evening at Pizza LAB in Leipzig Lindenau - like a house party. Photo: Tayyibe Armagan

You lust after the wooden slabs with the steaming veggie pizza pies they’ve got in tow, following them with your eyes.

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Volunteering at a refugee camp in Greece

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Working with refugee children in Greece changed Samantha’s life. Here’s her story, and how you can help her go back there.

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