Happy Halloween: A Spooky Poem and Short Story for Hallows’ Eve

Since today is Halloween, I thought it was only appropriate for a little Halloweeny blog post. Below, you’ll find a creepy, gothic poem by Edgar Allan Poe, and a ghoulish short story by me called ‘Myrtle’. Have a read and let me know what you think of this spooky Halloween reading in the comments section […]

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‘Friend Jealousy’ Article: Featured on Teen Vogue!

So, I found out that one of my Femsplain article’s on ‘friend jealousy’  has been featured in the ‘my life’ section on Teen Vogue!!! I’ve been writing Femsplain for several months and it’s a fantastic platform for emerging female writers; featuring personal essays, funny articles, reflective pieces and much more. So, I was delighted to […]

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Top 10 Guilty Pleasure Halloween Films

Published by CultNoise magazine. What’s your favourite scary movie? It’s that time of year again. Whether you are dressing up and going out to a Halloween party, or staying in and ignoring the door bell when the trick-or-treaters come a-calling, chances are you’ll see some scary movies during the Halloween festivities. While having a good scare is […]

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Interview: Rory James of Sunset Sons

The new edition of The University Paper, Glasgow is now online! You can view the digital version: here. One of my favourites pieces from this edition is my interview with Rory James of Sunset Sons who are supporting Imagine Dragons on their tour next month. You can read the interview in The University Paper here, […]

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Interview: Jennifer Mcgregor on Crohn’s Disease and Adaptive Clothing

Earlier this month, I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to interview 22-year-old Jennifer Mcgregor, an inspirational student who is carrying on the legacy of her late brother Duncan by building an adaptive fashion line for those with medical conditions which affect how they are able to wear clothing. Jennifer, originally from Clydebank, was […]

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Call for Submissions @ Quotidian: A Literary Magazine

This year, in addition with my studies, blogging for ‘moon child’, editing at The University Paper, Glasgow and editing as the new lifestyle editor at CultNoise magazine, I will also be an assistant editor at Quotidian, a literary magazine for students studying in Scotland. As a fiction writer, I have found it hard to find […]

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Editing @ The University Paper, Glasgow – Freshers Edition

The Freshers edition (September/October) of ‘The University Paper, Glasgow’ with me as Editor is now live online! As the newly appointed Editor for the Glasgow edition of The University Paper, I am thrilled to be able to share the online version of this month’s edition with you all! It was a really great first edition […]

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Sophie’s Scran: Restaurant Review of Jamie’s Italian, Glasgow

After going along to the Jamie’s Italian Blogger Event and sampling the delicious goodies, I couldn’t keep away and took a trip back to Jamie Oliver’s famous restaurant last night. Since yesterday was (almost) my birthday, we got a free bottle of prosecco for the table! To get this treat, you have to sign up to […]

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Essential Film Review: Trainspotting

Published by the Strathclyde Telegraph. ‘Choose life. Choose a job. Choose a career.’ Choose watching Trainspotting religiously until you can rhyme off their entire iconic opening monologue on command. Adapted from Irvine Welsh’s novel of the same name, written in the dialect of Leith, Edinburgh, Trainspotting is a cult classic film that has been picked […]

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Dreamcatcher: A Poem

Brewing more frequent, vivid and tangible dreams in those five minutes of lucid awakening than in the entire star clustered night, I bumped into consciousness. Stirring in bed and stretching like a baby; reaching up to rub the sleep out of my eyes, I felt something odd. Instead of my soft fingers with subtle circular […]

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