A Week of Hell to the Summer of Me

Hello, it’s been a while since I posted a chatty/update blog post of sorts. Whilst this one won’t be as particularly cheerful or optimistic like, ‘19 is My New Favourite Number,’ I’ve been having a rough time recently and needed to let a few things out. I wrote a blog post a while ago about…

The Victoria and Albert Museum: Dundee

The Victoria and Albert Museum has been open in London since 1852 and now over 150 years later, the V&A has come to Scotland with the opening of a new building in Dundee. The modern architecture is a stark contrast to the traditional building in Kensington but is just another showcase of design, reflecting the…

Darnley’s Gin Christmas Festivities

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of attending the Darnley’s Gin Christmas Table event along with some of Edinburgh’s loveliest bloggers. This was my first event that I’ve been invited to as a blogger and I was so excited to work with a brand that’s based in Scotland. Darnley’s Gin is a family owned…

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….

University Freshers’ Week: The Complete Guide

Freshers’ Week is completely unpredictable. With so many new faces and places, it’s easy to get lost in yourself and your new surroundings. I’ve put together this guide to help you navigate everything that’s going on so you can make the most of your time during Freshers’ Week. It covers everything from events to free…

My University Bedroom & How I Decorated

Moving away from home for the first time was a bit terrifying for me. Of course, I was excited too but I recoiled at the fact of not having some sort of familiarity around me as I like to have a safe space. I had never visited my accommodation before I moved in so the…

Nevertheless, She Persisted

Two weeks ago my friend Sarah and I went to an exhibition titled, ‘Nevertheless, She Persisted,’ created by Mhairi Bell-Moodie at the Out of the Blue Drill Hall in Edinburgh. The exhibition featured portraits of 25 different women and told their stories of how they fought and survived traumatic events such as rape, abuse, child loss and illness….

The Long Dog Café and Boutique

Few cafes have completely captured my heart in the same way that The Long Dog Café has. Whilst Edinburgh may have a vast collection of coffee shops with aesthetics I adore, when I am home in Aberdeen, I make my way to the west end and treat myself to a freakshake. My love of milkshakes…

Dr Neil’s Garden, Duddingston Village

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, Edinburgh has been so warm and sunny recently and I have been transformed into a person filled with happiness and optimism. This wasn’t the case so much last week because I was stuck inside revising and feeling sorry for myself but now that I have finished…

My Birthday Milkshake Crawl

Milkshakes are fabulous, aren’t they? I loved them when I was little but as I got older and moved to Edinburgh, my love for them has grown into an unhealthy obsession. My friends seem somewhat amused by my fascination, as it seems to be recognised as a big part of my personality to them. So…