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What Makes a Halloween Film?

What is the true essence of a Halloween film? What makes a film so intrinsically linked to this time of year? Whilst Halloween is a season to bask in the joy of fear, the tingling anticipation that arises in the moments just as you know you are about to be scared, the most notable Halloween […]

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Theatre Shows to Keep You Warm this November

As the days become shorter and the orange leaves fall to the ground, you might be starting to feel the effects of the oncoming winter. It’s harder to leave the warmth of your bed in the morning and facing often wet nights might seem impossible. But I’d like to invite you to what might be […]

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The Hunt for the Best Pumpkin Spice Latte

With the weather getting colder, leaves turning orange, and days getting shorter, the changing of the seasons officially justifies an excuse for the first pumpkin spice latte (PSL) of the year. This sweet drink is the perfect way to get your caffeine fix, but where in Edinburgh are you able to get one?  Obviously, there […]

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Culture Film

Autumn Films: What are they and what makes them good?

The time has finally come! The leaves are turning from green to yellow to orange to brown. You can hear the crunch of them under your boots and feel the wind on your face; Autumn has arrived. With the change in weather comes the urge to get comfy under a blanket, sip some hot chocolate […]

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Autumnal Reasons to Smile

It’s the small things in life that make the autumnal season the most enjoyable.

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Gilmore Girls: 22 Years in the Life

It’s not just a show: it’s a comfort blanket.

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Culture feature Film In Defence Of…

In Defence Of: Practical Magic

CW: domestic abuse, violence Every September, as soon as jumper weather arrives and the leaves start changing colour, I welcome in the Autumn by watching Practical Magic. It’s a perfect seasonal film, featuring witches, idyllic New England landscapes, and a soundtrack full of Stevie Nicks and Joni Mitchell. What’s not to love? A lot, according […]

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The unexpected joys of Autumn Fashion from a self-confessed summer baby

I am a self-confessed summer baby, or as poet Nayirah Waheed eloquently put it, a ‘sensitive summer thing’. There is nothing like the gentle warmth of the sun, or the childish fun of a white tennis skort to make your mood immediately lighten. Pastels dominate my wardrobe, and ‘y2k’ outfits of halter-neck tops and pleated […]