Tag: Capital

  • Edinburgh: A Final Reflection.

    Two weeks ago I handed in my MSc Film Studies thesis. Before I knew it, everything was in boxes and my time in Edinburgh had come to an end. I’m now back home in Lancashire, with several full cardboard boxes still lingering in the corner of my bedroom. Unpacking these last few boxes will mean […]

  • Edinburgh: June.

    In last month’s post I discussed the three biggest events I was preparing to face; the job hunt, my dissertation and the Edinburgh International Film Festival. With June came one of those ventures – the most exciting one. June has been all about the film festival. I began the month working at home and working […]

  • Edinburgh: March.

    I am writing this post at 5am, having just got home from work. I have now finished my final shift in this bar, the thought of which overwhelms me with happiness. I will be transferring home to a different bar over April and will then return to Edinburgh having handed in my resignation. Knowing that […]

  • Edinburgh: February.

    My most recent month in the cobbled city has been incredibly busy. I currently find myself trudging home at 4am as Sunday mornings dawn and I finish another painful Saturday night bar shift. This is agonising at times but worth it to fund my studies; something I have written in these diary entries repeatedly and […]

  • Edinburgh: January.

    After a 6 week trip back home over the Christmas break I am finally back in Edinburgh. My time at home was a busy but relaxing one. Despite working as many hours as possible behind a bar and stressfully submitting my essays I also spend some wonderful quality time with my family, friends and partner. […]