In honor of the upcoming Raisin festivities, Owl Eyes has virtually interviewed a St. Andrews’ couple that, before getting married in Sallies Chapel after Louise’s graduation in 2012, teamed up during Raisin to be the ultimate mom/dad combo.
Marmite. You either love it or you hate it. Some wish to wallow in it like a hippo in mud, others would rather be stripped naked in public – or so it says on the Marmite website. Well personally I don’t particularly love it or loathe it; rather I’m more indifferent towards it. At least normally I am. Proclaiming to love a brown, sticky substance in a garish jar with the label ‘Yeast Extract’ simply makes little sense to me. But this recipe, if you can call it that, from Italian food goddess Anna del Conte is to be loved. It is perfect.
Every girl knows what she wants her dream wedding to look like – from the type of flower in the bouquet to perfect location to the colour scheme of the bridesmaid’s dresses. For Max Wanger, his job is to attend weddings. He’s not a wedding planner nor a priest, but a Californian-based photographer with an eye for beauty.
Ernest Hemingway once claimed ‘there is no cure for Paris’, yet faced with a sterile and outdated guidebook in your hand it might be difficult to truly fall victim to the soul-inhabiting sickness that is I Love Paris Syndrome. So, to see this feeble metaphor through to its end and ensure that Paris really does weaken you at the knees, toss aside the guidebook and follow the doctor’s orders.
‘Comfort me with apples, for I am sick of love’ – Song of Songs, 2:5
“I’m only here as a joke y’know… like I’m here with my friends.” This is line you will hear from almost every single person that attended last week’s SHAG Week Speed Dating in the Union. Yes, we are all here as a joke… or so we say. Shifty eyes and requests for your number afterwards suggests otherwise.