Author: Emma Hogan

An Alternative Halloween Ghost Story

Halloween 2011. I’ve agreed to go out-out and then it hits me that fancy dress will be compulsory. Throughout university fancy dress was almost every other week and I got tired of it so started to get silly with it. Beach party? I went as seaweed. Christmas party? In a …

What to Do If University Doesn’t Meet your Expectations

You’ve got the results, you’ve purchased some pots and pans from IKEA and ordered many, many expensive books from Amazon, you feel ready to reinvent yourself, and you’re all set for the BEST three years of your life at university. But what happens when the university experience doesn’t meet your …

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Review and Recommendations

After a wonderful whirlwind four days at the Edinburgh Fringe I’ve selected some of my key highlights that you can still catch before the world’s largest arts festival comes to an end. KIN The only show which compelled me to give a standing ovation! Barely Methodical Troupe‘s first show Bromance was …

No, Anna Faris and Chris Pratt’s Split Hasn’t Killed Love

When the news broke of Anna Faris and Chris Pratt’s split, I was one of many who felt really saddened by it– despite having never met either of them, let alone having any kind of friendship or close relationship with them. As the dramatic Twitter reactions and intrusive news articles flooded …

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Your Essential Checklist

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival has been running for an phenomenal 70 years, and is without doubt the world’s biggest, best, most exciting and most overwhelming arts festival. In a few weeks I’ll be heading up for the second time and have prepared the essential guide, whether you are going up …

Take Your Time, Not Your Teeth

This article is going to start with a declaration: the NHS is a bit of a hot topic right now and this article is wholly in defense of it. However, it is based purely on personal experiences and nothing more. What has got me thinking recently, is that the bulk …

High Heels and High Nonsense

You would think common sense would prevail with dress codes in the work place, yet here we are in two thousand and flipping seventeen and still seeing archaic debates about high heels being brought forward. In March this year, Nicola Thorp created a petition after being sent home from a …