Author: holsbenning

Bongo’s Bingo Is Back

The world’s renowned Bongo’s Bingo returns to the Camp and Furnace on September 23rd but this time with a new twist: Brunch by Bongo’s Bingo. Commencing from midday until 5:30pm, the usual mayhem will get underway with crazy prices and tempting cash rewards on offer. Bongo’s Bingo has everyone covered with an array of non-vegetarian, vegetarian and vegan foods on offer. This is not to mention the free fizz for the first hour to get the party well and truly started. Tickets are on sale now at Bongo’s Bingo phenomenon is the ultimate university experience for every student. An insane...

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Student City Breaks

Flying all the way to America, Australia or anywhere further afield can be expensive and stressful especially for us students. So if your idea of the perfect holiday involves a city, lots of culture, tasty food and endless sights to see then Europe has the very best locations to head to right now. Whether it be the chic class of Paris or the mouth-watering pastas of Rome, we’ve investigated first hand some of the most popular destinations for any student dreaming of a city break this summer before the semester starts. Amsterdam  Top tip for the city: If you are...

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A Student’s Take On ‘Self-Made’

Kylie Jenner began building her billion dollar empire since first appearing on the famous Keeping up with the Kardashians reality show at the age of ten. But the deck has always been stacked in her favour with the head start of a lifetime – which is a very important detail we need to remember. In early July Forbes received criticisms after Jenner appeared on the front cover of the magazine referred to as ‘self-made’. The magazine has estimated Jenner’s net worth to be around $900 million, that will soon reach the $1 billion mark, making her the 27th richest ‘self-made’ woman...

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My Top Five Reads This Summer

1. Me Before You, After You, Still Me – Jojo Moyes. A funny, endearing and uplifting trilogy that explores the complications of love, loss and life. Louisa Clark an eccentric, kind and quirky young woman finds herself falling in love with a young man William Traynor. Lou is employed as his carer because of a pedestrian-motorbike accident leaving him with quadriplegia. Will Traynor teaches Lou how to dream and believe in her future enough to escape the small town they both find themselves trapped in. A romance full of hope and sorrow which leads to a tragic but peaceful end....

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The Sphinx’s Tried and Tested Beauty Guide | Summer Special

Yes the summer is finally here and hopefully that means lots of sunshine, beach days and cocktails near the pool… but one thing we cannot neglect is our health and beauty during the hot season. Here at the Sphinx we have put together a handy list of our summer favourites to help you stay looking fabulous in the heat. It is so important to protect your skin, hair and nails and even more so to trust in the products you decide to use. Every year the heat and salt dries my hair, the suncream makes my skin oily and...

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