Claire Sawers

Freelance Writer

Date: July 11, 2008

Maria Bamford

17 August 2006


American comic Maria Bamford is one of a kind. With only a chair onstage, she walks you through her life, introducing you to her family and old school mates, using an unbelievably versatile range of characters and voices to animate her one-woman show. Continue reading

Liquid assets

Craigellachie hotel

The Australian
01 April 2006

THE bar where I’m sitting is a shrine dedicated to all things whisky-related. Everywhere I look in this cosy Speyside bolthole is proof that this area of Scotland produces some of the world’s finest whisky – almost 700 bottles of every variety of single malt line the walls from floor to ceiling. Continue reading

Let’s hear it for the fishnet revolution

Club Noir - Vanity Kills

The Scotsman
06 January 2006

IT’S 11:30pm on the sort of evening when your warmest coat doesn’t keep out the chill. Outside a nightclub on Edinburgh’s Blair Street, however, stands a shivering queue of Playboy bunnies and women in vintage cocktail frocks, snaking its way out of sight along the Cowgate. Continue reading

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