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 … Continue reading

Filth.

One of the most prominent images that has been used to advertise Filth has been that of police officer Bruce Robertson presenting both middle fingers, to a young child, in an offensive manner. This image emphasises the shocking and grim themes of the film. After watching the film, it is important to inform you that this may … Continue reading

Sunshine on Leith.

Before I begin, it is crucial that I emphasise how much I wanted to enjoy this film. Living in Edinburgh and soaking myself in the pride and celebration of such a wonderful city is something I am very keen to do. Recently, I re-watched L’illusionniste with my flat mate in order to indulge in the romanticism of … Continue reading

Edinburgh: September.

I’ve been living in Scotland’s capital for almost a month now. Balancing my part time job and my university work is proving to be a tough struggle but I’ve always enjoyed a challenge. My MSc course is proving to be fascinating, enjoyable and encouraging. Working to pay for my tuition fees is a frustrating necessity … Continue reading