A Lookback on my Second Year at University

I wrote a post like this after I finished my first year at university, reflecting on everything that I had learned from a personal perspective rather than an educational one. I had a wee read of it the other day now that I’m finished my second year and I thought it would be nice for…

Where to Brunch in Bruntsfield, Edinburgh

Brunch can be such a fun little event. It involves three of my favourite things; food, coffee and friends. There are so many great places in Edinburgh that would be fab for brunch but I thought I would share some Bruntsfield locations as the area is bursting with coffee shops and cafes. There’s nothing like…

Oqo: Your Coffee Nook

I am a huge fan of studying in coffee shops. I prefer it to trying to work in my bedroom because there is less to distract me, not to mention the fact that I can’t make decent coffee at home. I’ve made a list of all the coffees shops/cafes in Edinburgh I want to visit…

A Guide to the Avengers in Edinburgh

Sunshine on Leith and Trainspotting are some famous examples of films that were shot in Edinburgh. The Scottish capital obviously plays a huge role in those movies, as most locations do, so when the huge Marvel franchise strayed away from New York and Wakanda to film Infinity War here, it was a pleasant surprise. It…

Kerbside 139: Edinburgh’s Street Food Destination

All of my favourite nights are spent in good company, eating good food and listening to good music. Kerbside 139, the new street food destination of Edinburgh, provides all that and more with a buzzing atmosphere and plenty of space to dance off all the calories that are waiting to be consumed. Based at the…

My Clinique Consultation

I’ve had some questionable experiences in the past with make-up, so I’ve never really gotten into it except for the occasional bit of concealer to cover up my spots. Therefore when I was invited to the Clinique counter at Jenners for a personal skincare consultation, I was a little hesitant at first but I thought…

Edinburgh During Christmas

Happy December! If you’re not in the festive spirit yet then what are you waiting for? Get those Christmas tunes blasting and turn on your fairy lights and may as well snack on a mince pie or two whilst you’re at it. Edinburgh at Christmas is wonderful as the whole city transforms into a Winter…

My Top 5 Autumn/Winter Wardrobe Picks

This is my favourite time of year. Thanks to the colours, the crisp air and the utter joy that I get from scuffling around in leaves, I’m really happy. It also marks the start of the countdown to Christmas as the summer wardrobe is packed away and the jumpers, fluffy socks and coats all come…

The Edinburgh Grand

Opened in June 2018 in a former bank on St Andrew’s Square, the Edinburgh Grand is one of the Scottish capital’s most luxurious hotels consisting of 50 apartments. It boasts interiors oozing with opulence and views that are unmatched, especially in the penthouse which offers a 360-degree lookout over Edinburgh. Every detail has been carefully…

My First Year of Music Technology

There are a grand total of five people in my year studying Music Technology BMus at the University of Edinburgh. Evidently, it’s a rather niche course that technically doesn’t exist anymore for it has been ‘rebranded,’ as it were, to become Acoustics and Music Technology BSc and no longer requires any music qualification to apply….