Edinburgh Travel Weekend: Windswept but Delicious

In September, amidst the excitement and nerves of arranging to start my new job, I managed to pack in a whirlwind weekend away to Edinburgh. Despite being partly Scottish myself (some distant relatives from Dundee), I'm embarrassed to admit I've only visited the beautiful country once before, for a walking trip up Ben Nevis (and I …

Book Review: Little Fires Everywhere, Celeste Ng

Celeste Ng's novel, Little Fires Everywhere, is a tale of morals and motherhood, centred on a controversial adoption case and set in a suburban nightmare. Meet The Richardsons, a seemingly perfect family in Suburban middle-class America, and their new tenants; nomadic artist Mia, a single mother, and her shy daughter, Pearl. Celeste Ng perfectly captures …