Amelia Edgell-Cole

English Literature Graduate from the University of Bristol

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Maxxelli Insights | Your Guide to Singles Day on 11th November | Maxxelli Consulting

Ask any expat in China and they no doubt will have heard of Valentine's Day, the celebration of love and partnership that's recognised in countries across the globe. What may be less known is the Chinese celebration of Singles Day, also known as Bachelor's Day, a counteraction to the celebration of coupledom and today the largest online and offline shopping event in the world.

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How to Stay Warm in Chinaļ¼Ÿ | Maxxelli Consulting

As the winter months get fully underway and the temperatures drop across the country, keeping warm is one of the biggest issues faced in China. Whilst staying in bed all day and wrapping up in layer upon layer of clothing may be tempting, those solutions aren't necessarily practical.

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SpareRoom | How to protect your student home against burglaries

Moving into your first student houseshare is a rite of passage you'll never forget. From sharing a 3am Domino's with your housemates to arguments over who turned the heating on... living in a houseshare for the first time is bound to be full of ups and downs.

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SpareRoom | Your guide to... Manchester

SpareRoom | Your guide to... Manchester Ah, Manchester. The home of the 'Curry mile', the first steam passenger railway and Oasis (the band - not the drink) - this Northern city certainly has a lot of history. Boasting some of the country's best shopping destinations, cultural spots and up-and-coming restaurants, Manchester today is a hub of all things foodie, arty and entertainment-y.

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SpareRoom | 12 home buys for autumn

Sad fact: summer's over. But it doesn't have to be a miserable time. With the leaves turning crisp and temperatures dropping you've got every excuse to update your interior and make your home warmer, cosier and more autumnal. Forget garden furniture and bright accessories, and bring in the cosy rugs and soft throws - you won't ever want to go outside again...

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SpareRoom | London's best rooftop bars

With temperatures set to reach in excess of 30 degrees this bank holiday weekend, we're bracing ourselves for the second coming of this summer's heatwave - and we're not complaining. Yes, we may have to resort to putting our bucket hats in the freezer. Yes, this may mean sweltering commutes (we're looking at you Northern line).

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SpareRoom | 12 ways to make your houseshare more eco-friendly

With the recent (terrifying) news that London will have a climate similar to Barcelona by 2050, reducing our carbon footprint has never been more important - and where better to start making changes than in our own homes?

Underrated destinations to visit this Easter

By Amelia Edgell-Cole 3rd year English Literature Amelia Edgell-Cole takes us through her top three destinations to visit this Easter if you fancy something a little lesser known, and a little more authentic.

Totally twinning: the benefits of twin cities

By Amelia Edgell-Cole Travel Editor Amelia Edgell-Cole explores the city's twinned to Bristol and by doing so learns more about the beloved city we all call home. Developed in order to promote friendly relations, cross-border projects and a greater cultural understanding between cities, towns, counties, regions and states, 'twin' or 'sister' cities have long been a beneficial concept worldwide.

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From Panic Attacks to Depression: is the Pill Harming Our Mental Health?

In January 1970, a senate hearing was called to investigate the potential dangers of the combined oral contraceptive pill as proposed in a book by activist Barbara Seaman. She cited these namely to be weight gain, heart problems and blood clots, in addition to mental health issues such as depression and decreased sex drive.

Sun, sea and reggae: Why festivals abroad trump those in the UK

Following her trip to Europe's largest reggae festival, Travel Editor Amelia Edgell-Cole discusses the benefits of a European festival over its UK counterparts. There's nothing quite like a British festival. Whether its losing your festival virginity at rite-of-passage Reading or skanking away to the pounding techno of Boomtown, it Blog
Your guide to... Bethnal Green

The undisputed home of the East End cockney, Bethnal Green has come a long way since its days as one of London's poorest slums. Wander the streets today and you'll find independent brunch spots, vintage vinyl stores and trendy cocktails bars aplenty - it's a veritable playground Blog
Guide to the ultimate London staycation

Don't have your bags packed for a chic city break? Not being whisked away to a Greek Island retreat? Nope, us neither. We're joining the hoards and staying firmly put in London this summer. But never fear - not venturing outside the city doesn't mean you have

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Bestival Review 2017

What with the weather in Dorset this weekend being comprised almost solely of torrential rain, chilling temperatures and winds at such a high-speed it was a safety hazard, some may suggest that being curled up near a large open fire would be a much better option than bracing the mud-deluge that was Bestival.

Which summer festival is best for you? Try our quiz

How will you get to the festival? My ridiculously large SUV - the caked mud will give me cred on the school run My parents will (reluctantly) drop me off Toyota Prius - electric is the only way A hired minibus filled with kids. And half of them aren't even mine .

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