I’m very near the end of my undergraduate degree at Edinburgh Napier University and without a doubt my highlight and saving grace during that time has been being a part of Team Napier. Team Napier is made up of all … Continue reading Sports and societies have made my uni experience
These days new musical theatre is rare, new British musicals even more so, but a new Scottish musical is like golddust we haven’t seen since Sunshine on Leith years ago. How lucky are we that there is a brand new … Continue reading Exciting new Scottish musical: Local Hero!
I have had to go to the cinema so many times recently because there has been so many films that I wanted to see! I find myself perpetually saying I should really get an Unlimited membership for Cineworld but then … Continue reading A cinematic season
Disclaimer: I don’t know which theatre this photo is from but © Mark McQuade/Flickr I have worked in a few theatres now across Scotland; backstage as a dresser, upstairs in marketing and, most importantly for this post, front of house as … Continue reading Badly behaved theatre audiences
Each year we are blessed with the wonderful programme that is Strictly Come Dancing. I’ve watched the show for as long as I can remember because there ain’t nothing better than dancing and I get to see professional dancers, interesting … Continue reading Drop the Strictly drama!
I have been to the cinema three times in two weeks which is quite a lot for me. Each film was very different but all great in their own ways. Firstly I had the comedy of satirical thriller A Simple Favour, … Continue reading I’ve seen some good films recently…
Biffy Clyro have been my favourite band since I was old enough to truly choose a favourite band for myself. When I was around 13 I really got into them listening back on their older albums, particularly attaching myself to … Continue reading Mon the Biff!
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
The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is my favourite time of year. There is so much to do in the city that by the end of the month you’re completely burnt out – which is self-inflicted but I wouldn’t have it any … Continue reading My Fringe binge and festival faves
One of the major ideas that has really stuck with me after seeing various works at the Fringe is the idea of progress and why we’re still waiting. Many Fringe shows depict incidences from the past and make a comment … Continue reading Progress? | Thoughts on the Fringe