I want to be a ballerina

I want to be a ballerina when I grow up. There I said it. Never mind that the aspiration has come some 20 years too late, I have neither the disipline or the grace and while I always try and…

Scottish Ballet: Hansel & Gretel

Every season Scottish Ballet turn it out. Their productions, a mix of classic and contemporary are perfect to make someone fall in love with the world of dance From oppulent costume design to sets that look like fairytale illustration, Scottish…

So you’ve never been to the ballet?

 I find myself frequently referring to different Scottish Ballet productions as “gateway drugs” in to ballet. The more I think about it – Scottish Ballet as a company are entirely a gateway drug to ballet.  Every negative stereotype you have…

Scottish Ballet present Matthew Bournes Highland Fling

I don’t know what I thought Scottish Ballet’s new production “Highland Fling” was going to be like. I expected there to be a lot of tartan (there was), I expected it to be beautifully danced (ditto that) and I expected…

Night at the Ballet: Outfit Wishlist

Alexa Cropped Top – £8, Platform Bow Heels – £30, Jewelled Necklace – £12, Velvet Clutch – £18, Kirsty Full net Midi – £18 I love me a Christmas outfit and when Boohoo got in touch asking if I fancied…

on desire,nail polish and the ballet

I’m the sort of girl who flits mostly between bold brash patterns and black. I look pretty much daft in anything soft so this whole pastel trend is completely lost on me however much I fantasise about looking ethereal and…

Scottish Ballet – Sleeping Beauty

During this festive season in between scoffing mass quantities of quality street and drinking far too much baileys it’s pretty much customary to go to the theatre. Last year it was me and the Tron gate crew heading down to…

on a night at the ballet

“I…just don’t get it.” The protests of the boyfriend as we watched the preview videos for Scottish ballets Autumn season. “I just can’t think of anything more boring that dance set to 1930’s pop songs.” And so by some miracle…

on things to do thursday

Glasgow’s bustling with things to do for you this week and here are my top picks to get your Thursday fix1: Tatty Bon’s Freshers Lock InThose of you familiar with Mr Ben’s, 13th Note and Mono will no doubt be…