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Lily Howes

Lily Howes

Former Lifestyle Editor at The Mancunion (2011-2012). English Literature and Drama graduate. Originally from Croydon, South London. If you don’t fancy being hounded to sign up for Blind Date then do avoid me at all costs (however if you are interested in taking part then e mail [email protected])

Eastern Europe: Hungary

If you’re looking for a budget city break post-exams Budapest has all you need

‘The Dread of the Vagina in King Lear’ & other bonkers book titles

The best of the worst

Blind date: Alex and Rosa

A blind date first… He bought her flowers!

The rise of hypochondria

Who needs a Medicine degree when you’ve got NHS Direct?

Blind date: Sol and Annaliese

Will love blossom for Sol and Annaliese as they discuss hippy parents and the stale smell of Fifth Ave?

Blind date: Tom and Tessa

Will it be top marks all round for Tom and Tessa on this week’s blind date?

Cashing in on Cadbury

How far will you go for a freebie?

Blind date: Vicky and Dan

More solid 7’s as Dan and Vicky connect over a mutual love for folk music and Star Wars

Blind date: Sam and Amy

Social Anthropology student, Amy, meets PPE student, Sam, over some steak and unwelcome red wine.

Tell Tanya…

For one week and for one week only we have the pleasure of our very own agony aunt column.

Top 5: Alternative Valentine’s gifts

Whether you’re in a relationship or not, any excuse to get yourself or your partner something fun

Blind date: Lloyd and Tasha

Have Lloyd and Tasha found true love just in time for Valentine’s Day?

J. Edgar Review

Eastwood and Leo – dynamic duo?

Fitness the “fun” way

Put the multipack of biscuits down and get up.

Blind date: Will and Ellie

Will this northern duo ditch their January blues on 2012’s first blind date?

Have yourself a very veggie Christmas

The evils of vegetarianism

Top tips for being a good Secret Santa

Because it can so easily go very, very wrong…

Happy Feet Two Review

Five years on from the Academy Award winning original George Miller is back with the sequel, Happy Feet Two.

Got your number

Are there people out there literally hacking notches into their bedpost?

Blind date: Richard and Emily

Another scoring of 8 for this date? Or will they break the mould?