Book Review | Treats #edbookfest

"It was the curse of the modern age, options: who needed options, when everything was essentially meaningless?" So says one of the characters in Lara Williams' extraordinary debut story collection. Treats is a break-up album of tales covering relationships, the tyranny of choice, and self navigation. This fresh, beguiling new voice paints a portrait of… Continue reading Book Review | Treats #edbookfest

Festival frivolities – part two

After the events of part one I set off towards the Scottish National Portrait Gallery to take a look at the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize. The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize is the leading competition to celebrate and promote the very best in contemporary portrait photography from around the world. The selected images, explore… Continue reading Festival frivolities – part two

Festival frivolities – part one

Last week I decided to take a spontaneous trip to Edinburgh to go and see some of the Edinburgh International Book Festival and some of the Edinburgh Art Festival. I managed to jam pack my day full of events and exhibitions and had an amazing time, so I thought I would share it. It was… Continue reading Festival frivolities – part one