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Odysseys at Summerhall

Trudging through the wind and rain on my way to Summerhall to see Odysseys I myself felt like I was embarking on a kind of epic journey. Of course, my tendency towards the dramatic aside, the Summerhall exhibition – part of the ongoing Syn Festival – takes a much more high minded approach to its […]

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This Script (and other drafts)

I must, first of all, make a confession – I know very little about spoken word poetry. When I sat down at the Scottish Storytelling Centre to watch Jenny Lindsay perform ‘This Script (and Other Drafts)’, therefore, I had no idea what to expect. Suffice to say, I was impressed. ‘This Script (and Other Drafts)’ […]

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The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump

Anyone that’s not been living under a rock for the past year will be aware that the White House is currently occupied by a man we’ve been assured is a ‘very stable genius’. Known for his impressively high IQ, and his impressively normal-sized hands, Donald Trump’s literary prowess has for too long been restricted by […]