Life Matters

A few reflections on childhood

When I was a young girl, I always had a fascination with stories. As an adult now in my mid-twenties, that fascination has only increased with a tendency towards nostalgia. I’ve always enjoyed hearing about my parents’ childhood experiences and even those of my older siblings which I would have been too young to remember, […]

Sport: A Valuable Asset In Our Lives

Sport. Something which many people don’t place a lot of importance on, but in reality is one of the most valuable things in life. Whether you are merely a spectator or full on athlete there are several reasons why sport should be valued. As well as bringing people together in a social context from all […]

How far are we willing to go in love?

In 1979 Freddie Mercury sang about a “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”. The lyrics of the song suggest that when it comes to matters of the heart, reason very rarely comes into play. In fact, more often than not, common sense goes out the window completely and people act out of character. Every romantic-comedy churned […]

Love Film, Love Food

Would you eat spaghetti bolognese while watching Saw? Watching a movie without the right meal to complement it can be disastrous for your digestion. However, when done right, food and film can be perfect partners. Here are a few suggestions to whet your appetite. Breakfast At Tiffany’s is one of the most iconic films of the 1960’s […]

FIT: The dance film that steps on homophobia

What would you get if you combined hit E4 shows Skins and Glee? The result would probably be very similar to FIT, a feature film produced by the charity Stonewall.  The film revolves around the lives of a group of six young people in London. They are all part of a sixth form college and […]

Nibble Fish: The latest foot fetish

In December 2010 I went to The Appyfeet Centre in Edinburgh to check out the latest dermatological treatment for tired feet. Click on the above video to find out more… I should point out that Dr. Garra don’t actually supply to Appyfeet. It’s a bit unclear in my report- apologies for that.

Edinburgh: The UK’s new cycling capital?

Edinburgh: UK\’s new cycling capital? February saw the launch of the innertube maps by Edinburgh cycling charity The Bike Station. It also marked the first pedal-powered radio broadcast in Edinburgh.  Listen to the above track to find out more!