Before and after: Dalmeny Street

When I first stepped inside this old tenement on Dalmeny Street, it wasn’t the flat I imagined it to be. To begin with, it wasn’t…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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I’m not Josie Grossie anymore!

It’s strange when Halloween is midweek; I’ve forgotten about it already and it hasn’t even happened yet. The last time I put any effort into…

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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,…

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