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
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?
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
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…
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?
For the past 6 months I have been working in Communications at The Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh. I was lucky to get this position as my university placement for this semester because I love it so much. Getting a feel … Continue reading My internship at The Lyceum Theatre
Hannah Witton is one of my favourite bloggers, and recently she posted this blog post about how she feels about accepting that she is growing up, not in the physiological ageing sort of way but in a personality and activities … Continue reading Growing up and getting boring | a response to Hannah Witton
I’ve been thinking about this topic a lot lately, and what started as a wee twitter rant kept playing in my mind and I realised that I’ve got something to say! I know that I am young and there’s so … Continue reading The trouble with subjective competition
Okay, so I took a detour from the endeavour to inhale as much of the fiction that-you-should’ve-read-by-now and read what is possibly my first non-fiction novel for fun. Initially maybe a little strange because it’s something I’m not used to … Continue reading Book review: Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
Yesterday I went to see La La Land at the Dominion Cinema and I don’t know quite how to explain how much it affected me. When the credit rolled I was literally speechless. I knew that what I had just experienced … Continue reading La La Land | Dominion Cinema