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Don’t forget to ‘LIKE’ my writer’s page on Facebook to keep up to date with all my news, articles, short stories, poems, essays, musings and everything in between! I have some great opportunities in the pipeline and more exciting news coming soon so click that like button and I’ll keep you posted:

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10 Reasons to Love Mhairi Black

Whether you are Scottish or not and whether you agree with Mhairi Black’s views or not, it is undeniable that her conviction, intelligence, passion, determination, empathy and genuine concern for the general public – especially those living in poverty – is admirable, inspiring and compelling.

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A Disney/Pixar Summary of Tory Rule

I’ve always thought that Disney/Pixar films were filled with subtle hidden meanings (e.g. Snow White eating the magic apple could be a re-telling of Eve and forbidden fruit, and, Peter Pan could be a metaphor about children dying and being taken to Heaven etc.) and I realised that a lot of the dialogue in our favourite childhood films is still very prominent and relevant today.

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Amy (Film Review)

As well as being uplifting, emotional and heart-warming, however, this film is also harrowing. Towards the end, the audience watches on in horror as Winehouse falls into the gripping depths of crack cocaine and heroin addiction; watching as her talent and ability to perform slowly slips away; and she crumbles on stage on several occasions like a frightened little girl.

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The Changing Face of Unconventional Beauty

Read my new CultNoise magazine article on alternative ideas of beauty. In this article I talk about inner beauty, “unconventional” looking models (including Shaun Ross who retweeted the article!) and how the fashion/modelling industry is changing attitudes and ideas of what makes someone beautiful:

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9 Reasons Phoebe and Joey Should’ve Got Together in Friends

I have another new CultNoise magazine article for today: 9 Reasons Phoebe and Joey Should’ve Got Together in Friends. For all us 90s-00s babies who religiously watched Friends until we could rhyme off every single one of Joey’s cheesy chat-up lines, Chandler’s sarcastic jokes, Phoebe’s coffee-house songs, Ross’s attempts to woo Rachel, Monica’s frantic cleaning […]

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5 Game of Thrones Moments That Broke Our Hearts

Read my new CultNoise magazine article on 5 Game of Thrones Moments That Broke Our Hearts: *Warning: Game of Thrones Spoilers* Now that season five of everyone’s favourite fantasy TV series is over, I’ve found myself missing a new weekly episode so much that I’ve been reminiscing and looking back on the greatest moments of […]

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Sophie’s Choice: Orange is The New Black – Season 3 (TV Review)

Read my new Sophie’s Choice TV review on Orange is The New Black for Student Rag magazine: *WARNING: This review contains spoilers* If you managed to binge-watch the whole of season three within a month like I did (partly so you only had to pay for one month of Netflix), there might be a bit […]

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B.C. A.D. A.H. – After Humanity (Playwriting)

I was looking through some old homework assignments from my creative writing class at university this year and came across this dramatic scene homework task. I really love playwriting but I hardly ever do it because it’s a lot more technical and formulaic than ordinary short story writing but I’d really like to get into […]

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