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!
Latin Dance tells a story
The represenation of dance in the media has generated renewed interest in the art form. The popularity of shows such as Strictly Come Dancing and Dancing with the Stars reflects the growing trend for ballroom dancing among the general population. The film Strictly Ballroom also inspired people to learn how to gracefully waltz across the […]
The psychology of dance: personality through body movements
The moonlight plays along their intense features. The movement of their feet along the floor sounds in the ears of their captive audience. Locked in a close embrace the pair skirt the edge of the dance floor capturing the attention of all around them with their elaborate movements. A skilled couple will create an air […]
Women get their mojo back
By Orla Ni Sheaghdha Key research in the link between sex hormones and brain functions is currently underway at Durham University. Scientists have discovered that there is a positive correlation between elevated levels of hormones and performing mental tasks. These findings have come out of tests conducted on women currently involved in hormone therapy (HT). The […]
Literature is promoted in the UK as a means of exploring heritage
Literature is promoted in the UK as a means of exploring heritage The word “literature” has many different connotations. For some, it depicts shoolboys in Victorian workhouses or Regency women trying to land a rich husband. For others, it is an avenue for exploring human nature and the culture of a given author. The UK, […]
Expansion of go-karting centre raises hope for businesses in recession
By Orla Ni Sheaghdha The most recent Spending Review handed down by the government means bad news for smaller businesses in Scotland. With cuts to public sector spending, many companies risk becoming insolvent. Scottish Enterprise offers advice for entreupeneurs trying to survive the recession, to combat this risk. Some smaller companies seem to be bucking […]