In the Line of Duty: Building a Memorial to the Unsung Canine Heroes of WW1

Published by Positively Scottish. They are the forgotten heroes of the Great War, thousands of dedicated individuals who more than played their part on the front line. But now a crowdfunding campaign is under way to provide a permanent memorial to the Airedale Terriers near the Scottish base where their training began, at East Haven in […]

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Review: The Gorbals Vampire at Citizens Theatre

Published by Glasgowist. Armed to the teeth with bats, pots, pans, sticks, and even whisks as makeshift chibs, hundreds of Gorbals kids take to the gothic Southern Necropolis to have a square-go with the beast plaguing their town and eating their classmates in Johnny McKnight’s new play, The Gorbals Vampire. With a moody and atmospheric […]

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Interview: The Gorbals Vampire Playwright Johnny McKnight

Published by Glasgowist. Over 60 years after the notorious Gorbals vampire was said to be creeping around ‘the gravy’ in the Southern Necropolis, a new play on the dramatic real-life events by Johnny McKnight is set to hit the Citizens Theatre this weekend. In 1954, the rumour mill churned out the tale of a monster […]

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Preview: Trainspotting at Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Published by Glasgowist. With the highly anticipated release of Trainspotting 2, expected to arrive at cinemas in February 2017, Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre is revisiting the original Trainspotting stage production, adapted from Irvine Welsh’s 1993 novel. Twenty two years after the first theatrical production of the story that defined Scotland’s 80s heroin epidemic for the 90s […]

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News: More Than Half of LGBT Students Experience Homophobic or Transphobic Bullying

Published by The Strathclyde Telegraph. More than half of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) students have experienced homophobic or transphobic abuse in further and higher education, according to a new National Union of Students (NUS) study. The Pride and Prejudice in Education research into the extent of bullying and harassment experienced by LGBT+ students […]

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Glasgow Film Fest Review: The Forest

Published by The Strathclyde Telegraph. In typical horror films, the daylight offers a safe haven, free from scares and frights and bumps in the night. The Forest, however, set in the real life Aokigahara Forest at the base of Mount Fuji, famously known as Japan’s ‘suicide forest’, manages to make the natural, the sublime, and […]

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Film Review: Victor Frankenstein

Published by The Strathclyde Telegraph. Victor Frankenstein is an outlandish and, at times, implausible but thoroughly enjoyable twist on the legendary tale of the man who created a monster. With a rather exaggerated but electrified performance from James McAvoy as Doctor Victor Frankenstein, and Daniel Radcliffe as obedient side-kick Igor, this film tells the story […]

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‘moon child’ 2015 Blogging in Review

Here it is, my last blog post of 2015. A lot has happened this year and, overall, it’s been a great year! In 2015, I have started blogging more, I’ve had a short story published by Devolution Z, I’ve managed to keep on top of my studies and pass all my assessments, I’ve tried more […]

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‘moon child’ Sunshine Blogger Nomination

Before Christmas, I was nominated by Not Another Tall Blog for the Sunshine Blogger Award (original post here). ‘The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to those who are inspiring. and bring sunshine into the lives of their readers and fellow bloggers.’ So, thank you so much for my nomination, Angie! Rules for the award: Thank […]

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