Riccardo Casadei:

I am constantly looking for that decisive moment.

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The glamour chase:

Sifting through a new history of the Hollywood blacklists Kenneth Wright recalls a time of violence and treachery with unintended lessons for today’s film makers

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The Carry Out:

A short story by Carolyn Roberts

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Twilight:

A poem by Fiona Ritchie Walker

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World Book Trip:

If you could only recommend one novel from your country, which would it be? Ana Iliescu salutes Mircea Cartarescu’s Orbitor, a triumph of Romanian literature

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Wurl o’ Seamus:

A story by Shane Johnstone

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Another News Story:

A moving documentary turns the camera on itself to examine the relationship between corporate media and the human tragedy on which it feeds. By Tamara Abdi

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Simply thrilled honey:

From “Falling and Laughing” to “Dilemma” Alistair Braidwood delights in the music of Edwyn Collins

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Mark Osborne uses lighting techniques to create abstract images that explore space and form

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Books
The glamour chase:

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Collaborations
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Film
The care taker:

Robert Gallacher on the beauty of Audiard’s timely human drama

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Ideas
Pay it forward:

Integrating volunteering into Scottish degrees  draws on our finest  traditions and could have huge societal benefits, writes Katriona Gillespie

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Music
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New Writing
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Poetry
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