How to spot a puffin in Scotland, the Josh and Eve way

Growing up with a mother who always had binoculars and an ornithology book in the glove compartment, I’ve been lucky enough to spot lots of…

View Post

Just books: Muriel Spark, Matt Haig and books about being human

Even though I’ve not read many of her books, I love Muriel Spark. I went along to ‘The International Style of Muriel Spark’ exhibition in…

View Post

A romantic wee ballet

Matthew Bourne’s Highland Fling is touring Scotland, and it’s the first ballet production I’ve watched on stage (that I can remember), with the exception of…

View Post

Just books: French vibes and lykke

Lately I’ve been reading a LOT. In January, it seems I was going through a bit of a French phase, but also found myself reading…

View Post

6 themed Burns Suppers to try with friends

Burns Night is back, and it’s time to enjoy seriously tasty scran with friends, family, or by yourself wearing your tartan jammies. If you don’t…

View Post

Book Review: Living The Dream by Lauren Berry

Read this if…you’re looking for a light, laugh out loud read on your commute to work. “You’re seriously ill”, my doctor looked at me bemused,…

View Post

Meeting Sunae artist Naoshi

I made Sunae art on Candlemaker Row. There’s a sentence I never thought I’d be writing! Hannah Zakari is my favourite art and jewellery shop…

View Post