Last Thursday, I saw Jane Eyre in Edinburgh and on the whole as a tremendous piece of Theatre and I would whole- heartily recommend going to see it. It was truly fantastic and I enjoyed every minute of it. It had exactly the right balance of intense and tear-jerking moments with a few bits of … Continue reading Review of Jane Eyre at the Kings Theatre in Edinburgh
A few months ago, my Godmother decided to give my partner and I tickets to go and see the play of Jane Eyre in Edinburgh with her. So yesterday, my partner and I got on an early express train and headed over to Edinburgh. I'm going to write a review of Jane Eyre separately so … Continue reading Art Gallery Review: The National Gallery in Edinburgh
So last night my partner finished his exams, so we decided to go out and celebrate both him finishing his exams and me getting a definite offer for a two-year marketing HND at City of Glasgow College. It was the most beautiful (if slightly windy) summers day, so we decided to instigate 'Project Beer Garden.' … Continue reading Drygate Brewery and Metropolitan Restaurant Review
I know this isn't strictly culture but I've officially moved to WordPress!!! and I can see what all the hype is about, it's fantastic!!! This is first of my city living posts and what moving from the sticks to Scotland's biggest city means to me. I realised yesterday that when I arrived everything about me … Continue reading City living:thoughts on identity and if it’s possible to ever truly belong
So yesterday for my mum's birthday, we went out beyond Inverness to the Black Isle to see dolphins. We all squashed into the car for the 40 minutes drive from Nairn to the Black Isle and the weather was cloudy and windy with only a few patches of blue sky. To get there, you drive … Continue reading An attempt to see Dolphins
PALOMINO RESTAURANT REVIEW So as promised, here is what was requested after the baking post in the poll: a review of a restaurant and because when I decided to do this, it was warm Friday night in Glasgow and I had nothing else on, I decided to make it two. So my partner and I … Continue reading Palomino bar and restaurant review
Addison Jones is the pen name of a dear friend of mine; Cynthia Rogerson who mentored me last summer after I won the Moniack Mhor Young Writers Award. Cynthia mentored me for three months and after I went to her book launch in January, I knew I just had to read her book. And it … Continue reading Book review of Wait for Me Jack by Addison Jones.
So last night, I attended a talk by Anna Pasternak as part of my volunteering at the Aye Write Festival which is being held in Glasgow inThe Mitchell Library. I came into the talk about 20 minutes in and to be honest, I really had no idea what's she was talking about. I could tell … Continue reading Discovering what is meant by ‘The Russian Soul’