Ghost – Kings Theatre, Glasgow, March 2017

Published in The Student Advertiser. Ghost – the Oscar-affiliated Bruce Joel Rubin movie that almost didn’t happen – has made its way onto stages around the UK in a spectacular, star-studded musical production, which – warning – is ten times more emotional with a live orchestra than on the big screen. The lyrics Oh my … Continue reading Ghost – Kings Theatre, Glasgow, March 2017

Post Modern Jukebox – Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Published in The Student Advertiser. One word springs to mind when I reflect upon Post Modern Jukebox’s performance at the Glasgow Concert Hall on Wednesday: showmanship. From the moment that the band jogged excitedly to their positions on the Main Hall stage, the audience were in the palms of their hands, waiting eagerly for the … Continue reading Post Modern Jukebox – Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

The Play That Goes Wrong – The Kings Theatre, March 2017

Published on The Student Advertiser. Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of an extremely disorganised, poorly financed, and cripplingly amateur dramatic production? As we know, the theatre loves nothing more than itself which is likely why things not working out for the performance arts is often the brunt of various stories … Continue reading The Play That Goes Wrong – The Kings Theatre, March 2017

A different kind of REVIEW: Six Months Unsupervised

Ha, gosh.  When was the last time I wrote a blog post just 'because'? Goodness knows. These days, I'm usually occupied by theatre reviewing - work availability / university permitting - which I am devastated will be ending this year as I will no longer be a student in June (but more on that travesty later). I've … Continue reading A different kind of REVIEW: Six Months Unsupervised

Top 10 Festival Picks for Glasgow and Edinburgh 2017

Published in The Student Advertiser. I honestly didn't fully appreciate the wide variety of festivals on offer in Scotland until I started to research this piece for The Student Advertiser. I am so typical for connoting 'festivals' with just music, thus, camping, mud, low temperatures, doom, gloom - fundamentally, T in the Park at a glance. … Continue reading Top 10 Festival Picks for Glasgow and Edinburgh 2017

Goal Setting Worksheet for Writers

Whilst researching my dissertation I battled, as all great writers do - so I'm told - with a nasty case of ye olde procrastination syndrome. Fortunately, the hours I spent idly scrolling through Pinterest, Tumblr and Instagram for inspiration were not all in vain as I discovered a fantastic writing resource called The Write Life. One of their features … Continue reading Goal Setting Worksheet for Writers