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Eleanor Parker

Ellie is a fourth year History undergraduate and former Lifestyle editor.
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Album Review: Emily King’s Scenery

American singer-songwriter Emily King’s third album Scenery sees her take a step away from her New York City roots. Freshly signed to independent label ATO Records and newly residing in…

Could the ‘token female’ barrier in film be overcome?

Last month saw the cast and crew of the latest Avengers movie descend on the streets of Old Town to film scenes for Avengers: Infinity War, due out in May…

BBC3’s Clique Cannot Sit with Us

Dear Clique: you cannot sit with us. Clique made its debut last week on BBC iPlayer’s BBC Three channel. It was written by Jess Brittain of Skins and promised to…

The best of Edinburgh’s charity shops

Edinburgh presents you with a plethora of charity shopping destinations, and it is easy to get incredibly overwhelmed by them all. Here is a handy guide to a charitable wander…

Devolved BBC: can indy supporters welcome?

The BBC have announced both their plans for a new BBC Scotland channel beginning in 2018 and the decision to dismiss their original concept of a ‘Scottish Six’ news programme…

Early bird or night owl – Tips for sleeping

For most university students, the most hypocritical dilemma we face on a daily – or more aptly, nightly – basis, is that of sleep. How is it possible for one…

Ellie Parker reviews Apple Tree Yard

Based on the novel by Louise Doughty of the same name, Apple Tree Yard is a provocative thriller from the BBC, following scientist Dr Yvonne Carmichael. The story centres around…

Life after university: From paper editor to personal trainer

This week I spoke to Frances Roe, a recent English Literature graduate from the University of Edinburgh, about her experience of leaving the university bubble. For her, leaving university was…