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The Perfect Autumnal Day

Let’s begin by saying I am an autumn fanatic. I’m one of those people who is sick of summer after only a month and can’t handle the heat when it…

Wigtown: Scotland’s very own book town

This year’s annual Book Festival in Wigtown, Scotland’s National Book Town, is coming to a close. Running from 22 September to 1 October, the festival has seen an impressive collection…

What to read this autumn

As the leaves begin to change colour, and chill hangs in the air, autumn is well and truly here in Edinburgh. Here are some literary recommendations to get you in…

How Jacqueline Wilson traumatised me

Throughout my childhood, I read many Jacqueline Wilson books, and her writing style was very easy to read which ultimately allowed me to develop into being a vivid reader. However,…

Fringe 2023: JM Coetzee’s Life and Times of Michael K

Tony award-winning Handspring Puppet Company, who reached new heights last year with giant puppet, Little Amali, walking from the Turkish-Syrian border to Manchester, is at this year’s Fringe, in a…

Hollywood is Not Ruining our Favourite Books

We always hear that Hollywood ruins good literature. The idea is that films are never as good as the source material and that modern adaptations of classics misrepresent and ‘ruin’…

What to do with a ‘Nothing day’

With summer right around the corner, and therefore a long summer holiday for most university students coming up, hopefully, some of us will have the privilege of having a few…

The Ultimate Summer TBR

I want to start with my top book recommendations for the summer. These books have a great summery vibe and leave you feeling warm inside. I highly recommend adding these…