Categories
Culture Literature

Exploring Edinburgh’s Bookshops: Lighthouse, a space for all your radical needs

You don’t even have to enter Lighthouse Bookshop to guess at its political leanings. A sign by the door declares that the shop is an “activist, intersectional, feminist, antiracist, LGBTQ community space”. The scattering of books in the windows cover topics from feminism to immigration to witchcraft (personally, I was most intrigued by a book […]

Categories
Culture Theatre

‘Unique and painfully relevant’ ‒ Blink review

“The first thing I want to tell you is this… Love is whatever you feel it to be.” The EUTC’s production of ‘Blink’ by Phil Porter is a darkly funny and uniquely perceptive exploration of love and loneliness in the digital age. The play follows Joanna (Hannah Churchill) and Sophie (Lizzie Lewis), two young women living […]

Categories
Culture Theatre

Introducing Theatre Paradok

“Experimental without being exclusive.” Theatre Paradok’s motto perfectly encapsulates the society’s two core goals: to provide a space where alternative theatre is celebrated, and where all are made to feel welcome. Led this year by co-presidents Matthew Sedman and Abrisham Ahmadzadeh, Theatre Paradok’s dedicated committee seek to establish a supportive environment in which creative risks […]