tv review: doctor who – the woman who fell to earth, bbc one;

This review originally appeared on The Arts Desk. Re-casting a beloved character always carries a measure of risk. Solo: A Star Wars Story relied on…

theatre review: shrek the musical, king’s theatre, glasgow;

If you’d asked me before this week, I’d probably have struggled to think of something less necessary than a musical adaptation of a 2001 Dreamworks…

culture consumption: august 2018;

So the last of these posts was in… April? Oops. These posts are among my absolute favourites to write, because short-form raves about the books,…

a love letter to memoir;

(It’s also a love letter to journalling, and to new stationery…) Among the books I read while on holiday was a recent memoir by a…

worth going out for: flying moon music & arts festival;

Summer is officially Music Festival Season or, as we have come to dub it around these parts, Moaning About the Lack of Diversity on Music…

theatre review: the band, king’s theatre, glasgow;

If you know me, you’ll know that there are two types of story that push all my buttons: tales of female friendship; and stories that…

the silver linings pixlet: time well spent;

I’ve heard depression described as a black dog; as a cold fog that seeps into the bones and obscures everything colourful and joyful. I’ve heard…