This is something that I’ve been thinking about for a while now. It all started when I was in Paris two years ago and looking at some of the most beautiful buildings that I have ever seen. I’m always drawn … Continue reading Why are there no new landmarks?
In my marketing lecturer the other day we were shown this quote and it got my mind racing because it’s so true. That plus the new Stacey Dooley documentary plus my observations at work and in the world have got … Continue reading Society is a bit screwed up, huh?
Atypical is a Netflix original series that I really love. I just finished watching the second season and I feel pretty happy and here’s why. It’s a great show that follows our main guy Sam who is growing up, just … Continue reading Atypical on Netflix
It’s August now and other than the huge, excitingly, tiring adventure that comes with living in Edinburgh during the Fringe, it marks the milestone of my second year of blogging. I still enjoy having this blog as a place to … Continue reading My blog’s 2nd birthday!
The other day I was listening to a panel podcast about the gap between politics and reality. Naturally, because it was something I was listening to, it was through the lense of how these things are portrayed in the theatre … Continue reading Where does our identity come from?
Teachers are some of the most important people in our society because they nurture and educate the minds that become our future. They generate passion, curiosity and perseverance for what sets our minds on fire. I doubt anyone would argue … Continue reading Good teachers are so important
A year ago I decided to take a real crack at this whole blogging thing and 52 posts later, here we are. I wanted to blog because I really missed writing creatively and for fun, something I don’t have the … Continue reading A year of blogging!
This next piece came from my final year of secondary education where I gratefully took advanced higher English, the highest qualification that a Scottish pupil can achieve in high school and I absolutely loved it. There were only 4 of … Continue reading White Horse | High School English Portfolio #3
My confidence in these pieces grew year on year, and I think of this wee dramatic trilogy, this one is my favourite. I was studying The Great Gatsby for the textual analysis part of my Higher English course in S5 … Continue reading Colour in the Valley | High School English Portfolio #2
I have been thinking about sharing these for a while, partly because I miss having the time and conditions to regularly write creatively and have a someone who is willing to edit my work (thanks Miss A!) I am going … Continue reading Henry’s Shadow | High School English Portfolio #1