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Film Review: Legend

Published by Student Rag. People are often surprised to hear that I’m a huge fan of gangster films. I love them so much that I even have a huge make-shift […]

(In) Hiding: A Poem

The windows were open but the curtains were closed. The sunlight poured through the thin lime fabric; diffusing dusty liquid sunshine into this dark room, where I watched in silence […]

Bic’s Epic Fail: Gender Equality Lessons to Be Learned

This week, Bic Stationary (South Africa) just about managed to offend every woman and feminist who was made aware of their catastrophic, sexist blunder as they posted this backwards and insensitive advertisement on their Facebook and Twitter pages on Women’s Day.

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.

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.

A Wee Quiet Coffee – A Short Story

Have a wee read at my first bash at a short story written entirely in Scots dialect! If you’re not Scottish, reading this one might be a bit tricky. Enjoy! […]