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Event review: Discussion on Virtual and Other Realities at Push The Boat Out

A ‘Discussion on Virtual and Other Realities’ seemed like the perfect event to go to as I tried to wrap my head around some reading on NFTs, and how a…

Event review: Exposure at the Scottish Storytelling Centre

Sight. Spatial awareness. Hearing. My senses are opened to the excitement and intimidation that our natural world offers. Andy Metcalf and Giles Perring’s immersive installation ‘EXPOSURE’ encapsulates the rawness of…

Hopeless

What do laughter and misery have in common? Leyla Josephine’s case study ‘Hopeless’ asked precisely that question. The performance started with a mockery of pretentious love poetry, with the host…

Sean O’Brien

This Tuesday, as part of the University of Edinburgh’s Visiting Writers series, the Scottish Poetry Library hosted poet, novelist and critic Sean O’Brien. O’Brien’s most recent poetry collection Europa deals…

Art of the Storyteller

I was welcomed, at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, to a warm and intimate setting for an evening of storytelling by James Spence and Daniel Serridge. There was little information online…

Café Voices: Sheroes

Cafe Voices: Sheroes’ was a charming event held in celebration of International Women’s Day. One by one, volunteers from the audience stood up to tell a story, sing a song…

Broken Hearts

New to the world of spoken word poetry, I sat down to Poetry Circus’ ‘Broken Hearts’ fearing an evening of excessively tragic laments and elegies to lost love. Instead, I…

A Many Splendoured Thing

A Many Splendoured Thing, the Scottish Storytelling Centre’s Valentine’s Day offering, saw storytellers Harriet Grindley, Maria MacDonnell and Bob Mitchell perform together as We Three to explore the themes of…