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Surviving Freshers Week: The Ultimate Student Guide 

Surviving freshers week is the first hurdle of every student’s university journey. Although it’s an exciting time to make friends and explore a new city, it can also be quite a daunting prospect. Will it be easy to make friends? How far will your budget stretch? How will you deal with freshers flu without mum’s…

The Benefits of Doing a Digital Detox for Scroll Free September

Here at Loose Ends, we believe in the power of face-to-face communication. Although we’re an app, we also believe that most of us are in need of a serious digital detox. Obviously, there are pros and cons of social media, but the amount we consume could be doing damage to our relationships and our health….

The Best Healthy Restaurants in Britain: Our Favourite Nine

  Can you believe it? That big fiery ball in the sky is still hanging around. Most years we get one gorgeous week to pack out parks, pebble beaches and outdoor pools. But this summer we’ve got a lot more time to enjoy the beautiful weather. And what better way to pass the evenings than…

The Importance Of Face-To-Face Communication In An Age Of Social Media

The explosion of social media in our lives has changed the way we communicate forever. Face-to-face communication has taken a back seat while snapping, chatting and gramming continues to thrive. Two decades ago, it would have seemed impossible to ‘like’ photos of our friend’s latest meals or send a free message across the world in…

The Best Bottomless Brunch in Britain: Our Favourite Five

It’s almost the weekend, you’re due a catch-up with your friends and you fancy some good grub and lots of bubbles to mark the occasion. What better way to spend your day than with the best bottomless brunch in Britain?   With this mid-morning past time becoming an increasingly popular way to socialise, lots of…

Hidden Gems In The UK: How To Escape The Tourists This Summer

Love exploring new cities but hate the hordes of tourists? Looking for some hidden gems in the UK to explore this summer? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. Nothing ruins your Instagram feed like a group of selfie sticks in the way of your perfect #citybreak shot. If you’re looking for local favourites that…

Outdoor Cinema Screenings: Who Needs Netflix Anyway?

Outdoor cinema screenings are getting big. And we mean big big. Snuggled up on beanbags or lounging on beach-side deckchairs, nothing gets you in the summer mood like watching a flick with a cocktail in hand and the wind in your hair. With more and more popping up around the country we’ve sought out the…

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Cool Off This Summer At An Urban Beach

The hottest early May bank holiday on record saw thousands of people flock to their local beach – but what about those poor people who live miles away from the sand and sea? It might have been too hot to get into the car or squeeze onto a packed train but now you don’t even…

How To Celebrate The Royal Wedding

While we might not be getting an extra bank holiday for next month’s royal wedding, there’s still plenty to celebrate. Prince Harry’s nuptials are guaranteed to be a right royal booze up – and us commoners shouldn’t have to miss out on the fun. If your invite is still in the post there’s plenty going…

UK Coffee Week – Where To Find Your Caffeine Fix

With a report last year finding that coffee could be our new superfood, there’s never been a better time to get your fix. This month especially there’s even more reason to embrace your caffeine cravings, with UK Coffee Week taking place from 16-22 April. As well as the dozens of activities taking place across the…

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