University Reading List // Year 3, Semester 1

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Exhibition // Beyond Caravaggio

On a day off this past week I was lucky to come across the Scottish National Gallery’s exhibition, Beyond Caravaggio. As Edinburgh is often at the heart of Scotland’s creative body, many private and public collectors generously shared four major works from Caravaggio himself, as well as an impressive number of those created by artists…

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Exploring Edinburgh’s Botanics…

As we both had the day off, Lewis and I took the opportunity last Friday to soak up the little bit of sunshine that glowed upon Edinburgh and take some pictures in the Royal Edinburgh Botanical Gardens. I dressed up in my new dress and spent the afternoon familiarising myself with more wildflowers. Here are…

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Looking Forward: 2017

I figure as it is still early January I can get away with a post about my hopes for the new year, right? Well, here it goes… Seeing as the last year has been mostly about my life getting some perspective, I think for 2017 I would like to put that perspective into action. With…

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Sunday Morning Stroll

I am extremely lucky to live where I do in Edinburgh. Regardless of the fact that I’m currently looking for a new flat, I do really enjoy the area I’m in, and still crossing my fingers I will be able to stay here, even when the move comes. One of the most underrated places in…

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Leather-Bound Reads: Interview with Lara Williams, author of Treats!

It’s no secret that one of the best reads of the year so far for me is the short story collection Treats by Lara Williams. Most stories are only a few pages long, but are packed with the harsh realities of being a grown, modern woman in today’s society. Tackling subjects like dating, love, sex,…

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