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Year in review – the best films of 2015

As 2015 draws to a close, we look back on what is sure to be a vintage year for cinema around the world. As film editors, we have had the…

Lianne La Havas, O2 ABC Glasgow

As the lights slowly dimmed on the crowd of the ABC for Lianne La Havas to step on stage a quite beautifully overflowing vase of flowers, centre stage, glowed thanks…

A Notable Woman

Like many wartime accounts of the 20th century, the romantic journals of Jean Lucey Pratt conjure the fear, uncertainty and gusto of the early decades. Spanning over sixty-one years, Jean’s…

How should we remember the Holocaust?

Posner, in Alan Bennett’s The History Boys, when asked to discuss the Holocaust as a historical event, says that, “To put something in context is a step towards saying it…

How to enjoy Christmas on a student budget

With less than a month to go before Christmas, Edinburgh is now at its most festive – everywhere you look, you’ll find a person wearing a Christmas jumper. However, as…

24 days of advent in Edinburgh

Every day of December, on the lead up to Christmas, a new building whose doors are usually shut to the public, open up for free all around Edinburgh. This real-life…

The best places to buy Christmas presents in Edinburgh!

As the end of term rolls around and students are ready to head home for Christmas, the time to start buying gifts for our nearest and dearest is edging closer…

‘Tis the season to wear hats?

With festive Santa hats adorning many a head, Sarah Henderson investigates the history of hat wearing and how hats have changed from being an integral part of social classification and…