How to be a Mermaid

Calling all final-year students! Graduation is looming and we all know graduate job hunting is a nightmare that we could really do without. Right now a summer of binging on Netflix and eating one’s weight in chocolate sounds rather more appealing than entering the real world of professionalism. But there’s no need to gaze toward […]

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SAD in Students: What is it?

One rationally assumes that the summer is a glorious time of relaxation; no uni, no deadlines, no stress, right? After the multiple obligatory end – of – year nights out and bingeing on Netflix, the initial euphoria of summer wears off. However, what seems so often to be written off as a small case of […]

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Cath Kidston SS16 Collection Preview

The rain’s pouring and there are sticky leaves everywhere. Yes, summer has long gone. *cry cry* But fear not! There is a silver lining on the horizon. Cath Kidston’s new collection was available for exclusive viewing and Quench were lucky enough to have a cheeky look ahead of their Spring/Summer 2016 range. And if you […]

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Winter in Cardiff

Halloween is over and the smoke from bonfire night has wafted away, leaving us with an odd sense of loss and emptiness. With temperatures plummeting and nothing to celebrate until Christmas, this winter is turning out to be rather dull. However, many of us forget that Cardiff is actually a hive of activity all year […]

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The War Poet of Our Generation

Owen Sheers is a renowned playwright and author from Wales whose critically acclaimed play Pink Mist is currently on tour around the UK until the 1st April. First created for BBC Radio 4, the play is about three soldiers juggling life at war and their relationships with the women in their lives. Quench were able […]

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Spotlight: Scott McGlynn

Scott McGlynn is a Welsh author, presenter and has made is onto list of the Guardian’s Pride Power 2016 list. From hairdressing to celebrity interviews, Scott gets his hands stuck in to everything he loves. With his podcast show really starting to take off this year, Quench were lucky enough to bag an interview with […]

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Seeing in Black and White: Hollywood’s Race Problem

Moonlight won the Oscar for Best Film. Paul Beatty won the Man Booker Prize for Fiction. It seems society has finally begun to notice and appreciate the work of all races in society. But why has it taken so long for us to get to this point? Have we actually moved beyond race as a […]

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