Lizzie Thomson

Lizzie Thomson


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The ‘boyfriend pranking videos’ trend isn’t even funny, it’s just abusive

It’s harmful and shows a basic lack of respect

Other cities should follow London’s lead in banning body-shaming ads

It’s a victory for both men and women

This is how it feels to watch a loved one suffer with Alzheimer’s

‘Watching a loved one suffer with dementia is difficult, very difficult’

Everything going to Liverpool uni teaches you

Quad Vods will destroy you

This is a definitive list of clothes you shouldn’t wear after you’ve graduated

It’s time to part with the Harem pants you picked up in Thailand

Going to Brownies was the best part of growing up as a British girl

We’re Brownie guides, we’re Brownie guides, we’re here to lend a hand

The things going to an all-girls school taught me about life

Ultimate frisbee was savage

The weird and wonderful things you learn from working at Waitrose

‘What do you mean you’ve run out of red berry coulis?’

An interview with David Bowie’s best friend, George Underwood

The pair met at Cubs

The noughties was when teenage life was at its peak

Kids nowadays don’t know the half of it

The delay of the Night Tube is ruining my twenties

It shouldn’t take three hours to get from one side of London to the other

Hardcore Durham grad survived nine festivals in a row and even made money

What a come down

Do you live in the worst student house in the country?

You could win a £1000 Gift Card if your house rivals these

How to cope with the grimiest room in your house

‘My carpets were vile – it looked like someone had been sick all over them’

How to optimise your house for pres, according to a celebrity expert

You can start by washing up

Free the foot: Flip-flops are the freshest creps

Fashion with function

The budget versus high end beauty battle: What’s better?

Should you skimp when it comes to make-up?

Liverpool MP promises graduate jobs and cheaper buses

Is she our saviour?

Can we tell your course by your clothes?

Putting preconceptions to the test

A high street guide to this season’s best Christmas jumpers

‘Tis the season to whip out the novelty knitwear…

Get the best coat on campus with our ultimate style guide

Our guide to wrapping up warm this winter so you don’t get caught out in the cold

First day of school: campus street style

Freshers dressing to impress while they can still be bothered to make an effort

Protected: How to dress for every kind of interview

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Protected: Meet the brave grads travelling the world and serving their country

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The most Brookes Yik Yaks so far

Quit yakking around