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Cobra in the Bath

For those of you out there who have a constant drive for wanderlust and itchy feet to be constantly exploring new areas, Miles Morland’s memoir is perfect. There are very few corners of the world that Miles hasn’t explored. With him, you roller-coaster all over the globe, following his pursuit of education, girls, money, and […]

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New year, new you? How to keep your resolutions

I, perhaps like you, used to be sceptical of New Year’s resolutions, a bit of a new-years-resolution critic. You can see my reasoning for it: does anybody ever even keep them for the first month, never mind the first twelve? And if no one keeps them, what’s the point of creating them in the first […]

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24 days of advent in Edinburgh

Every day of December, on the lead up to Christmas, a new building whose doors are usually shut to the public, open up for free all around Edinburgh. This real-life advent calendar encourages the exploration of this beautiful city. The diversity of doors opening up means this event has something to suit everyone, from creative […]

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Culture Literature

Getting Colder

Amanda Coe’s Getting Colder is an intensely involving and engaging novel, intriguing its readers through producing a state of questioning that can only be resolved through the understanding of Coe’s voiceless narrator. Coe’s second and latest book looks at the aftermath of unanswered questions after a mother dies years after leaving her children for a […]