- Daniel Saume on Earshot
- Earshot | Let's Fold Scarves on Oh come on! What am I, Saint Buffy? He’s like three feet tall!
- Enemies | Let's Fold Scarves on Faith would totally do that. Faith was built to do that. She’s the do-that-girl.
- Hazel on A short walk around Leith
- Ella Veldre on A short walk around Leith
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Author Archives: Hazel
Danny Strong is great. Somehow, seeing Jonathan in full-on pity me mode, it is rather wonderful to think of Danny’s great success as a scriptwriter. Now, was it in the original script to have the misdirection so blatant? A telescopic … Continue reading
It has been over a year since I last wrote about a Buffy episode. A year since I last watched one. Shocking. I wrote about “Doppelgangland” and then we watched “Enemies” and I didn’t write about it. So imagine something … Continue reading
Leith has had in its past rather a lot of railway lines all of which are defunct. However, the evidence of them is everywhere. Leith New Lines by the Caledonian Railway is an example of how much money there was … Continue reading
Halfway up Leith Walk (or halfway down, I suppose) opposite Albert Street there is an eyesore of a remarkable standard. It is called Shrubhill House. It was built in the sixties and housed the City of Edinburgh’s social work department. … Continue reading
I saw this at the BFI on Friday 10th January after a gap of (at a guess) 30 years since I first saw it. My tolerance for the depiction of domestic violence and sadism is much, much lower than it … Continue reading
I thoroughly enjoyed Halbwelt Kultur at the Jermyn Street Theatre but I was disappointed by the lack of information about the women portrayed by the seven fine performers. The official website mentions who plays who but there isn’t any biographical … Continue reading
Walking around Primrose Hill in the former borough of St Pancras I came across this lovely example of a renamed street which naturally made me ask why would you do that? This fascinating article about fireman Fred Rayment explains all: … Continue reading
The words Mornington Crescent generally make me cringe, and maybe that’s why I have never visited the area before. The Carreras factory was completed in 1928 and made cigarettes. It is now is the home of the British Heart Foundation. … Continue reading