Mamma Mia!

Be dressed and ready for 5pm, that’s what I was told. I did it with four minutes to spare, thinking we were going out for…

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Playlist: 24 songs for 24

In my world, birthdays are a big deal, and this time I’m turning 24! I don’t expect to be a whole lot different from right now,…

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Make your own home recording studio

I recently caught up with my brother and musician Paul at Steakpie Studios for tea and yum yums. His studio is so cool, that I…

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The untold story of Steakpie Studios: Paul Henry Smith

‘Six of those songs were recorded in a professional studio back in ‘95 – and that was when I fell in love with the idea…

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Colony of Artists

Edinburgh has lots of pretty buildings, that’s a given. But away from Old Town’s showstopper of a skyline, there are streets upon streets of tenements,…

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Festival No.6

I’ve been excited about Autumn 2016 for a long time now. For starters, I’ve just moved into a flat by myself; it’s old, creaky and…

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The West’s Missing Food Group

How do you like your critters, fried, crumbled or dipped in chocolate? 

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