Articles by Shelley

Art Degree Show

June to me always properly ‘kick starts’ when the Art Degree Show is on at Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place…. As we won’t be visiting this year I wanted to re-visit some of my photos from last year. Hope you enjoy x Miss seeing all the talent of 2020; until next time…… Shelley x

April 2020 One for the Ladies Hair As we are all currently respecting ‘lock down’ / ‘self distancing’ etc.  Our valued (& much needed) visits to our Hairdressers have had to be put on hold…. I know!! Not great! (As my hairdresser is also one of my great chums, the miss is two-fold ;-( I

Film

Film Edinburgh Filmhouse ‘After the Wedding’ Director:  Bart Freundlich Starring:  Billy Crudup, Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore  I often love going to see a movie which hasn’t been advertised on the side of buses and billboards; lacking in the same amount of fuss and PR as some of the ‘big releases’….  These can often be some of the

Cinema

Movie: ‘The Goldfinch’ Where: Edinburgh Filmhouse Based on the No. 1 International Best Seller By Donna Tartt Directed by: John Crowley Screenplay by: Peter Straughan Starring…. Ansel Elgort, Oakes Fegley, Nicole Kidman….. plus great supporting actors ……………………………………………………………………………………. The movie follows the story of Theodore Dekker who goes through the most awful trauma a young 13

Movies

Movie Time…. ‘Animals’ Where? The Cameo Based on the novel ANIMALS by Emma Jane Unsworth. Director:  Sophie Hyde Writer:  Emma Jane Unsworth Stars:  Holliday Grainger, Alia Shawkat, Fra Fee | A female ‘buddy’ movie set in Dublin – what’s not to like? English actress Holliday Grainger plays Laura – great Irish accent! Her best friend Tyler is played

Movies

Movies ‘Wild Rose’ Starring Jessie Buckley, Sophie Okonedo, Julie Walters Writer Nicole Taylor Director Tom Harper Where? The Cameo A huge part of the appeal of not missing this film for me was Jessie Buckley – she was fantastic in the movie ‘Beast’ with the equally talented Johnny Flynn… (get this out on DVD if

‘Theatre’

Theatre Play – ‘The Girl on the Train’ Based on the The Best-Selling Novel by Paula Hawkins Starring: Samantha Womack, Oliver Farnworth, John Dougall Where? The King’s Theatre, Edinburgh I loved the book, enjoyed the movie; however, the play really did bring the whole story to life (quite literally) giving the audience a whole new

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