foaxes

Published by Quotidian literary magazine and runner-up in New Zealand International Robert Burns Poetry Competition, featured in Dunedin Public Libraries e-magazine. here thair its thair aht foax again rummagin throo ma bins bold as ye like boxin day dain ma boax in its fureezin ahm only in ma slippers sa ah canny go oot n […]

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News: Strathclyde Concert Band Wins Platinum Award

Published by the Strathclyde Telegraph. The University of Strathclyde concert band have won their first platinum award at the Autumn Regionals of the National Concert Band Festival in Edinburgh. Having previously won a gold award, the Strathclyde University Concert Band will now attend the National Finals in Warwick on 8-9 April next year to compete […]

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Scran: Self-Published Series of Short Stories

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to be awarded a Vacation Scholarship by the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland and chosen to be a Research Intern by the Research Interns at Strathclyde programme to research 21st century Scottish literature and to write and self-publish my own series of Scottish short stories. I […]

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Studying Abroad: Radboud Summer School in the Netherlands

Summer school aan de Radboud Universiteit. Ik studeerde Nedrlandse taal en cultuur. Earlier this year, I heard about Radboud University’s Summer School in Nijmegen, the Netherlands, after reading an email from Strathclyde about the programme. As I study English Literature, Journalism, and Creative Writing, I decided to apply to the Dutch Culture and Language class as […]

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Writing Diary: Mid-Internship Blog

I am now half way through my summer project with the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland to write and self-publish a series of Scottish short stories. As part of my accompanying internship with the Research Interns at Strathclyde programme, I had to write a mid-internship reflective blog talking about the challenges and successes […]

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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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Featured on Student Journalism Blog: A Day in the Life of a Creative Degree Student

This week, I was lucky enough to feature on Sophie Dishman’s “A Day in the Life” Series on her blog Musings of a Journalism Student where Sophie interviewed me and I talked about my experiences as a Creative Degree Student. You can read the interview below and find the full post on Sophie’s blog.  “A […]

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September Musings: Self-publishing and going back to uni

September is always a busy month what with going back to university, settling back into regular classes and a routine, and getting ready for winter (I’m desperately trying to hold myself back from buying the entire knitwear section in Primark) so I haven’t been posting as many blog posts as I ordinarily would have this […]

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Student Profile: Studying English

Do you love writing and reading? Thinking of studying and pursuing a career in English? Read my new Student Profile: Studying English article to find out the nitty gritty details of studying literature, journalism and creative writing.

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