• Fri. Jun 21st, 2024

Holly Thomas

Princess Cyd

Listed by Vanity Fair as one of the best films of 2017, Princess Cyd is a beautiful coming of age movie that strays from cliché and instead charms its audience…

The Diary of Archie the Alpaca

Although it’s just past the festive season, The Diary of Archie the Alpaca is the perfect giftable pocket book for starting the New Year. The petite ‘diary’, spanning January to…

The Uncommon Life of Alfred Warner in Six Days

Aside from the uninspiring cover, The Uncommon Life of Alfred Warner in Six Days by Juliet Conlin lives up to its title in recounting the most unordinary tale in a…

The White Bird Passes

Unlike so many classics, Jessie Kesson’s semi-autobiographical The White Bird Passes seems not to have stood the test of time. Set in 1920s Aberdeenshire, the Scottish novelist’s first work centralises…

Dr Jekyll and Mr Seek

In light of the recent celebration of Robert Louis Stevenson day, The Student takes a look at Anthony O’Neill’s sequel Dr Jekyll & Mr Seek. Over 130 years after the…

Book Week Scotland: Soul Food Café

To celebrate Book Week Scotland’s theme of ‘Nourish’ drawing to a close, the Lighthouse Bookshop opened its doors for the ‘Soul Food Café’, seeing Kate Young and Kevin MacNeil discuss…

EUSOG’s ‘Oliver!’

Compared with the claustrophobia of Bedlam, Pleasance Theatre offers a certain luxury of space, heating and opportunity for orchestra which most student spectators are likely unaccustomed to. Yet, the promise…

The Little Library Cookbook

Who hasn’t dreamt of Bruce Bogtrotter’s chocolate cake in Matilda, Dr Seuss’ Green Eggs & Ham or even Paddington’s infamous marmalade? Part memoir, part cookery book, Kate Young’s The Little…