Forbidden Fruits


Countless artists, writers and people of all ages have been exposed to this story.

As a recently graduated professional I would like to draw your attention to the painting by Thomas Cole ‘Expulsion from the Garden of Eden’ and its strong correlation to leaving the hypothetical student environment and entering the struggles and exciting unknowns of the real world.

It’s almost ironic that the arches of jawbone walk have represented that exact passage of a major student populus from Marchmont into the city centre over the decades.