“As long as you’re not a pretentious idiot you’ll succeed.” Interview: Moon Dogs star Christy O’Donnell

By Tara Fitzpatrick There is a high chance you haven’t heard of Christy O’Donnell. Over the past few years, the 22 year-old Glaswegian has shifted between being a recognised presence on the Scottish busking scene and building the foundations of an international acting career. The latter is about to take off. Moon Dogs, in which … Continue reading “As long as you’re not a pretentious idiot you’ll succeed.” Interview: Moon Dogs star Christy O’Donnell

Fringe 2017: Spilt Milk debut explores the complexities of adulthood

By Tara Fitzpatrick “There are all these books on "Adulting" now, it’s become such a buzzword.” The cast of Spilt Milk are explaining the title of their Fringe debut. “Adulting” is a verb relating to any action associated with adulthood: paying bills, navigating relationships, renting a flat, cooking. The term alludes to the notion that … Continue reading Fringe 2017: Spilt Milk debut explores the complexities of adulthood

TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale, Series-One Final Episode

By Tara Fitzpatrick (This article contains spoilers) Few television dramas, however unpredictable, have struck a chord in quite the same way as The Handmaid’s Tale. Led by Elizabeth Moss, it has made the same, if not a greater, cultural impression in one series as Breaking Bad made in six. Leaving aside the parallels between the … Continue reading TV Review: The Handmaid’s Tale, Series-One Final Episode

Album Review: Lana Del Rey, Lust for Life

By Tara Fitzpatrick Lana Del Rey returns with her fourth studio album full of her staple brand of bluesy, sultry melodies with a topical and often lighter twist. The most continuously striking thing about Lana Del Rey is how little her music, since her critically-acclaimed debut Born To Die in 2012, sounds like anything else … Continue reading Album Review: Lana Del Rey, Lust for Life

Bikes, pastries and Hygge: 72 hours in Copenhagen

By Tara Fitzpatrick This summer I visited Copenhagen for the third time. My introduction to the Scandinavian city came when I visited a friend studying in Lyngby, a modern town just outside the city centre. I then returned the following year with the same friend who was missing the modern chic vibes of the city … Continue reading Bikes, pastries and Hygge: 72 hours in Copenhagen