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Review: Confess, Fletch

The experience of watching Confess, Fletch felt like catching up with an old friend or rewatching an old favourite. It’s the kind of amiable mid-budget comedy that used to be…

Bullying and Racism in the Workplace

Bullying is often not acknowledged within the workplace; it’s brushed under the rug, and its victims are told to grow a thicker skin. Workplace bullying is the targeted mistreatment by…

Inside the Edinburgh Volunteer Society Weaving Camouflage Nets for Ukraine

Image credited to author Since August of this year, the skies above Kharkiv, like other parts of Ukraine, have been patrolled by Iranian-made Shahed-136 drones. The drones are the loitering…

The ‘Trend’ In Publishing Mental Health Books For Children

Much has been said about young people’s unprecedented mental health crisis, particularly over the past two years, and for a good reason. Youngminds.org.uk report that “1 in 6 children aged…

Review: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery

Solving murders is a game to detectives, especially for Benoit Blanc, who incorporates such style and eccentricity into his cases that we are mesmerised by his vibrant persona. We have…

How To: Do the Christmas Season in Edinburgh

From the more traditional Christmas markets to a BYOB-fuelled Christmas curry, December in Edinburgh means the festivities are well underway. The beloved Christmas market is an annual occasion in any…

Protesting: What’s it good for?

The government’s new public order bill has passed through the commons – that illustrious ‘mother of parliaments’ which has given us such hits as The clown’s nightmare before Christmas and…

The Gender Recognition Act has passed – but its future remains uncertain

Following months of protests, legal challenges and more than 100 amendments, the Scottish Parliament voted on Thursday (December 22nd) in favour of the Gender Recognition Act. The Act, which passed…