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Edinburgh Throughout the Seasons

As the weather (supposedly) gets warmer, Annie leads this issue in admiring the city of Edinburgh in the spring, summer, autumn, and winter

In Focus: Sustainability in Fashion

Last Saturday the St Andrews Charity Fashion Show started off St Andrews Fashion Month with a bang at FS 2020 | Playhaüs. However, ahead of the main event, FS ran three collaborative events advocating and highlighting sustainability in fashion: a clothing swap, a film screening of the fashion environmentalist documentary “River Blue”, and a panel and pop-up shop. The panel...

A Trip to the Highlands

Having lived in Edinburgh virtually all my life, travel has revolved around going to the ‘Sunny South’, but given the terrible impact of air travel on the environment, we decided to go somewhere closer to home during Independent Learning Week. Looking for inspiration, I happened upon a gallery of white-sand beaches and expanses of rugged mountain-sides - all photos...

Freeze Frame: Photographer Spotlight

Noa Lee If I can recall correctly, the moment I picked up a camera was when I was five. My dad was an avid photographer and his broad collection of lenses intrigued my little fingers and curiosity. As I grew older, I realised the immense emotions, history, and life a single second of a click on a camera could capture....

Youth Strike for Climate

On April 12th Town and Gown united to protest the lack of action regarding climate change.

Architectural Digest

Located in the southern Spanish town of Seville, the Alcázar or ‘Reales Alcázares de Sevilla‘ as it is known in Spanish is a royal palace which was built by the Moorish rulers who occupied the peninsula from the 8th century onwards. It is by and large considered to be one of the most outstanding examples of mudéjar art, born...

Taste of Asia

‘Taste of Asia 2019’ has yet again brought the delights of Asian cuisine to Trinity Church Hall this year. The well organized gastronomical event featured nine societies and was jam-packed, with a unique palette of spices that emanated through the entire hall. Student-friendly ticket prices allowed students to experience all that Asian cuisine has to offer in our remote...

Nepal in Focus

This issue’s photo story follows Cydney Roy as she explores the unique sights and natural beauty of Nepal.

Photo Story: Meet our new Staff Photographers

All photos by the newest editions to our staff: Ranald Dinsdale, Charlotte Caldwell, Henry Memmott, and Alexandra Lisi Lengel