MOVIE CLUB – MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS

Mary Queen of Scots was a woman who wanted power and love and ended up with neither. And although this tragedy played out on one of the largest stages of the 16th century, her story is often relegated to the footnotes under that of Queen Elizabeth I, her cousin and professional nemesis, who’s been portrayedContinue reading “MOVIE CLUB – MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS”

Book Club – Shuggie Bain

Shuggie Bain is the debut novel by Scottish-American writer Douglas Stuart, published in 2020. It tells the story of the youngest of the three children, Shuggie, growing up with his alcoholic mother, Agnes, in the 1980s, in a post-industrial working-class Glasgow, Scotland. The novel was awarded the 2020 Booker Prize, making Stuart the second ScottishContinue reading “Book Club – Shuggie Bain”

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