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World War One at the Edinburgh Festival

Mike Quille discusses World War One themes at the Edinburgh Festival

I Am, International Festival *

The War, International Festival **

Forgotten Voices, Fringe Festival **** 540 more words

Edinburgh Festival reviewed by Mike Quille

Although there are literally thousands of shows on during the festival season in Edinburgh, many of the plays, films and exhibitions I went to were disappointing, in the shallowness of either their politics or aesthetics – or both. 461 more words

Reflections on a Month Gone By

I’m not going to lie, the first few days being home were probably the hardest. I’ve read blogs, talked to people, came back with with pretty low expectations but it was still hard… A feeling of being completely lost and that you’re not meant to be there… Unable to identify with the general, random, day to day conversation…. 592 more words

Travel Musings

Edinburgh Festival 2014 Round-Up

“Did you enjoy the show?” “Yes, it was good.”

Good. Bad. The only words I have left after seeing over 100 comedies, dramas and everything inbetween at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. 2,785 more words

Edinburgh Festival

On taking risks...

A couple of weeks ago I posted about what it means to be an amateur, about pushing yourself and trying new things even when you feel out of your depth.   161 more words


‘For a cold lifeless sphere of rock and dust locked in orbit around our planet, the satellite has had many protean identities. It has been a symbol of love and chastity, lucidity and madness, eternity and death. 168 more words

The Joy of St Peter's

First, a warning:

A lot of what you read here may surprise you. On the surface, it sounds unbelievable. How could something so traditional as a historic church surprise anyone? 1,641 more words