Julia Oliphant writes for the Leeds Student on how exams make everybody less attractive:
Leeds is better known for its attractive students; it’s a brilliant coincidence or a dark conspiracy. Having recently had friends to stay from East-Anglia Uni, I was reminded that even a trip to Sainsbury’s was far more aesthetically pleasing in Hyde Park than whatever ugly place they live in. However, I would refute the notion that Leeds is ‘sexy’ (yeah, I write essays). It’s just a little bit too grubby to get that title. And worryingly, this time of year in Leeds means levels of sexy are at an all time low.
The look of not bothering can be aloof and sexy, but only up to a point. The moment you’re worried about looking bald because your hair is so greasy and tightly pulled back, I think that’s the moment you left sexy town...
Full article here.