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Acting, Culture, Edinburgh Fringe

Edfringe Feels

In just over a month I will be hitting the heady, wonderful world of Edinburgh Fringe with my own show, Katie Brennan’s Quarter-Life Crisis. EXCITING INNIT! I’ve been up to my eyeballs in prep, so I thought I’d pen a quick post to give you a wee update on how it’s going! Ten years ago I made my first trip up to Edinburgh Fringe with Year Out Drama Company to perform as a drunk lord in a production of The Tempest (and to perform as a real-life drunk lord on the  ...

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Culture, Events, Feel-Good

The Quarter Club- Courage

I dunno about you, but I’m sick to the teeth of the phrase ‘Quarter Life Crisis’. I’m sick of articles in newspapers about the huge dip in first time house buyers, Buzzfeed lists jammed with gifs that are supposed to represent my journey through my twenties, and feeling like a huge failure with every engagement that gets announced on social media. Life post-uni, at the moment is fucking hard. Jobs are scarce (at least, jobs in industries that you’ve actually  ...

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Feel-Good, Humour, Uncategorized

I think we’re okay.

As I write this, I’m whizzing past hills, seas and rivers on the 11am East Coast service from Edinburgh Waverley, due to arrive at London Kings Cross at 15.42. I’m on the way back from my annual jaunt to the Edinburgh Fringe. I’m exhausted, my throat and my purse are both very sore and I am pretty certain I have scurvy. However my brain and my heart are buzzing. For one week I have laughed until I ached, met lovely new friends and caught up with dear old ones and watched  ...

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