2016: A year of challenges 

Whilst many will remember 2016 as a year of social and political unrest, I’d like to take some time to reflect on some of the good stuff that’s happened. These are my personal highlights: 1. Freelancing  Starting up as a freelancer in 2016 has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I’ve met […]

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The Hidden Treasures of Leith

Once serving as Edinburgh’s medieval port, Leith has a strong maritime history. In the last thirty years, though, Leith has changed dramatically. The old shipping industries have died out, and a new, gentrified class have moved in, bringing with them artist studios, artisan coffee, and ultra cool hangouts. So, whether you’re a visitor looking for […]

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Ready, Set, #PokémonGO!

‘There are no Pokéballs in your bag’: the pop-up that every Pokémon trainer dreads receiving. Especially when you’re at an event surrounded by the fictional creatures.  It’s not often that you spend a Wednesday evening surrounded by people dressed as Pikachu; yet there I was, at Edinburgh Zoo’s first ever #PokémonGO event, trying (and failing […]

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An Escapee’s Escapade

Everyone has friendship goals. Some are to go on once in a lifetime trips with your mates, or epic nights out; my pals and I like to escape from rooms we pay to be locked into…  It’s not as weird as it sounds; escape games have become big business. When we first started playing in […]

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