Eilidh travelled from the cold, wet Highlands to study Journalism and Creative Writing at Strathclyde Uni. She loves going out with friends, reading and travelling. She hates spiders.

LIVE REVIEW: Twin Atlantic, SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Twin Atlantic Support: Lonely the Brave, Eliza and the Bear SSE Hydro, Glasgow, 9/5/15 I’ve been to the Hydro several times, to see some big names, but I’ve never seen anyone get as warm or as enthusiastic a reception as Twin Atlantic. The boys were home and Glasgow was so, so happy to have them. Lonely the […]

REVIEW: Rebecca Ferguson – Lady Sings the Blues

I remember watching Rebecca Ferguson on The X Factor in 2010 and being annoyed that Matt Cardle who claimed the title. Since then, she kind of fell off the radar for me. I didn’t really hear her debut album, Heaven or her second album, Freedom. However, I’m glad that I’ve had the chance to listen […]

YOUR VIEW: Ignorance isn’t bliss

Seventy years after the liberation of Auschwitz and following the Parisian terror attacks, Eilidh Stewart questions just how far we’ve come in terms of tolerance, understanding and knowledge of different regions, cultures, races and beyond… I read an article in Grazia magazine last week which was titled “As a Jewish Woman, I’m Afraid to Stay […]

Making it in music

Let’s be honest – how many people do you meet that say they want to be a musician, a pop star or a rock star, and how many actually make it? Shows like The X Factor make the music business seem so straight forward, but the reality of making it in music is much tougher […]

REVIEW: Cheryl – Only Human

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini’s new album, Only Human, was supposed to be the X Factor judge’s chance to show that she has found her feet, she’s starting afresh and stripping away everything to show what she’s really about. I was optimistic but, unfortunately, was left disappointed. I was hoping for fewer gimmicks, more talent and more sincerity. […]

LIVE REVIEW: Ed Sheeran, SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Ed Sheeran Support: Jamie Lawson, Saint Raymond SSE Hydro, Glasgow, 31/10/14 Even with hours before the doors were scheduled to open, Ed Sheeran’s fans were queueing outside The Hydro, waiting to get in. From the start it was clear this was not a show to miss. Fans were pushing and shoving to be the first […]

Surviving your first big holiday

The summer holidays are here! If you’re booked up to jet off for a beach break of banana boats, bar crawls and beach volleyball with your mates, don’t leave your sensible head at the departure gate – student writer Eilidh Stewart offers some top tips to ensure a safe, happy, memorable holiday for all. Summer’s all about one thing – holidays. Thanks to […]

Tat’s life…

  “People who say you don’t get pain are lying. It was the worst pain of my life but I regret nothing.” Struan MacRae is a tattoo lover. He has four tattoos: a compass on his chest, a family crest on his shoulder, a koi fish covering his entire back, and his latest addition – […]