This year I had the privilege of working for the Edinburgh International Festival. Now, the first thing I’ve learned I need to explain when I tell people about this (in case you don’t know) is that EIF ≠ Edinburgh Festival … Continue reading Thoughts on the Edinburgh International Festival 2019
Edinburgh is a city full of character and, in August, full of characters. The mixing pot of locals, and international, and tourists all vying for a taste of the city’s history, promise and probably some whisky. It blows me away … Continue reading August in Edinburgh
It’s Pride Month, I participated in the the Pride march in Edinburgh last weekend, and so naturally I’ve been thinking a lot about LGBTQ+ rights. Couple that with the insane nonsense about Straight Pride and we’ve got a lot of … Continue reading I’m proud to be an LGBTQ+ ally
As is my annual tradition, I have done my deep dive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and the Edinburgh International Festival programmes equipped with my highlighters and sticky tabs. I find myself getting pickier as the years go on, probably … Continue reading Edinburgh Festival picks 2019!
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!
Last night I had the best dinner and I’m gonna tell you about it. I’ve been meaning to try out Six By Nico for ages – it is a restaurant that does a 6-course tasting menu along a theme that … Continue reading Six by Nico | Edinburgh
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!
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