The other day I was listening to a panel podcast about the gap between politics and reality. Naturally, because it was something I was listening to, it was through the lense of how these things are portrayed in the theatre … Continue reading Where does our identity come from?
Teachers are some of the most important people in our society because they nurture and educate the minds that become our future. They generate passion, curiosity and perseverance for what sets our minds on fire. I doubt anyone would argue … Continue reading Good teachers are so important
Well, that’s the Fringe over for another year and Edinburgh breathes a weary sigh of relief. I love the festival and it has been so much fun but also a lot of work. My energy levels are dipping into the overdraft so … Continue reading The Edinburgh Festival Fringe in review
A year ago I decided to take a real crack at this whole blogging thing and 52 posts later, here we are. I wanted to blog because I really missed writing creatively and for fun, something I don’t have the … Continue reading A year of blogging!
I’ve been thinking about this topic a lot lately, and what started as a wee twitter rant kept playing in my mind and I realised that I’ve got something to say! I know that I am young and there’s so … Continue reading The trouble with subjective competition
This next piece came from my final year of secondary education where I gratefully took advanced higher English, the highest qualification that a Scottish pupil can achieve in high school and I absolutely loved it. There were only 4 of … Continue reading White Horse | High School English Portfolio #3
My confidence in these pieces grew year on year, and I think of this wee dramatic trilogy, this one is my favourite. I was studying The Great Gatsby for the textual analysis part of my Higher English course in S5 … Continue reading Colour in the Valley | High School English Portfolio #2
I have been thinking about sharing these for a while, partly because I miss having the time and conditions to regularly write creatively and have a someone who is willing to edit my work (thanks Miss A!) I am going … Continue reading Henry’s Shadow | High School English Portfolio #1