Theatre Review: STAG Presents: The Haunting of 2/2

STAG’s most recent open slot, The Haunting of 2/2, by Rory Doherty, is billed as the story of a nightmare flat, like you’ve never seen it before, the official blurb reading ‘When Jess calls her flatmates, Seth, Louise & Noah for a flat meeting to address the feeling that the flat is drifting apart andContinue reading “Theatre Review: STAG Presents: The Haunting of 2/2”

Women in Medicine: Dr Elsie Inglis

For many years, women have been largely overlooked in science whether it be their contribution to scientific discoveries or scientific professions. Conveniently whilst visiting The Surgeons Hall in Edinburgh I stumbled upon a temporary exhibition called ‘Field Notes: Reflections of Camp Life at The Scottish Women’s Hospital.’ Here I came across the incredible and selflessContinue reading “Women in Medicine: Dr Elsie Inglis”

Valentina Tereshkova, First Woman to go to Space

58 years ago, Yuri Gagarin, Soviet pilot and cosmonaut, became the first human being to go beyond the Earth’s atmosphere. Just two years later, Valentina Tereshkova made the headlines as the first woman to travel to space. As the Cold War escalated, so did the race to engineer better space technology and win ideological influenceContinue reading “Valentina Tereshkova, First Woman to go to Space”

Finding Space for Mindfulness

What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is defined as the ‘quality or state of being conscious or aware of something’. To elaborate, it is a state of mind achieved by focusing on the present moment and acknowledging your own thoughts, emotions and bodily sensations at that time. Mindfulness is said to help mental wellbeing as it canContinue reading “Finding Space for Mindfulness”