Cobalt Magazine, Issue 9, Prose

Humanity = A dish of mushrooms

June Ong Humanity is like mushrooms, It’s everywhere but some might be toxic. Humanity is like risotto, Risotto absorbs liquids, we absorb the qualities of everyone around us, be it good or bad. Risotto releases starch, occasionally, we might subconsciously lose our qualities along the way throughout this journey of life. Humanity is like parmesan,… Continue reading Humanity = A dish of mushrooms

Cobalt Magazine, Issue 9, Prose


Thalia Cox  I was underneath a black sky populated with the earthly stars of lamplight and I had the urge, indeed the necessity, to call my mother. Such a banal issue. In my case, a temporary need revealed the rotting foundations my family lived upon, swollen with water from years past, woodweevils biting away, the whole… Continue reading Disowned

Cobalt Magazine, Issue 9, Photography


Emily Walden After the chaos of exams last year, I had a few weeks before I went home to relax and spend time with friends before we parted for three months. Over that time, me and my flatmate had frequent days out, walking around cities, exploring, and finding new things to marvel at. This picture… Continue reading Curiosity

Features, Issue 5

A Word on…Why I Watch Professional Wrestling, Jonny Young

Why I Watch Professional Wrestling Jonny Young Some things can be hard to explain; quantum physics, the offside rule, why some women go to the bathroom in small herds. Do they need moral support? Are there bodyguards? Is there some complicated hive mind thing going on where their minds automatically flip to BATHROOM mode? Anyway,… Continue reading A Word on…Why I Watch Professional Wrestling, Jonny Young

Features, Online Exclusive

The REAL Warwick Freshers Guide 2015: 13 things you need to know

So you may (or may not) know that Cobalt Magazine came out with what we called The REAL Freshers Guide last year - you can check it out here, if you want to, but because of all the changes that have happened over the past year we thought we'd do an update because, you know,… Continue reading The REAL Warwick Freshers Guide 2015: 13 things you need to know

Cobalt Magazine


Aaaaaaaaaaaand we are go! Our second issue is online now, at The plan is for this blog to become a platform for contributions that are sent in outside of the ordinary, end of term submissions window, so you can enjoy Cobalt Magazine throughout the term in bitesized pieces. It also means we can post… Continue reading Welcome!