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Birra for breakfast

"I remounted the bike with some difficulty and started wobbling along the road as the amber glow that bathed the Italian countryside faded into darkness."

Sartorelli’s review – a Covered Market pizza love story

"Sartorelli’s is filled with character and passion, stocked full of top-quality local ingredients, and manned by one of the friendliest, funniest, and most accommodating chefs you’ll ever meet."

An overflowing pot: how to avoid boiling over at uni

"There are only 24 hours in the day and unfortunately, I need to sleep for eight of them."

Twelve going on Twenty

"I’m excited to be twenty –it feels whole, a bit round, and like maybe I’m a bit of a grown up. Only a bit though."

Conundrums of an ungenerous oversharer

"It’s telling that we call them ‘stories’. The word ‘story’ says it all. Because it’s true, it is a story. No one really knows why you’re telling it, and neither do you, but you tell it anyway."

I finished my degree! Now what?

"Honestly, I think I just need a break from making decisions for a while."

A retrospective on Pesach 2022: Naomi

"I definitely felt a greater level of spiritual connection to the holiday of Passover than I ever have before."

Breaking Bridge

CW: Sexual assault. Women want to be able to look and feel good when going on a night out and not be sexually assaulted. Fun...

Jewish reading recommendations

It is these expressions of Jewish life before the war - beset with jokes, neuroses, and anguish - which stay alive long after reading the texts. I would highly recommend.

Introducing Cherwell’s Dragony Aunt: Rusty Kate 0th Week

CW: This is a mildly comedic column written by a drag queen agony aunt. It is not for the faint hearted, and contains sensitive...

Nickrophelia — my lockdown cardboard companion

Stripped of social interaction, structure and variety, lockdown-living is a lonely and oppressively drab state of existence. We all have our own way of combating...

All kinds of vulnerable: reflections on the past year

While the worst some could imagine was a life without pubs, the worst I could imagine was the loss of my three closest family...

Looking a right punt

Punting is one of those things that I had always associated with Oxford in the abstract. I can still remember walking around Christ Church...

Think Pink

I could sit here and leave you in awe with cancer statistics and scare you half out of your mind with story upon story...

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