There have been a few choices I’ve made in my life which, in retrospect, weren’t my wisest. Dying my hair black in secondary school was a big one. Taking a pair of heels with me the first time I went backpacking aged 18 was another (yes, they sat at the bottom of my bag for… Read More I don’t always make good decisions, but when I do…
It can be a tough old world out there. The past month has been littered with various personal stresses, ones that we as humans let get us down too easily. While it’s important to ruminate on the difficult stuff – character building and all that – you can’t afford to overlook those little things in… Read More 10 things that made me happy last month
Got a love for fashion? What about interiors? Health and beauty? What if I were to tell you all of these topics and more will be covered at this year’s Life & Style event? Add some cocktails to the mix and I think that ticks all of the majors on my ‘favourite ways to spend… Read More Edinburgh Life & Style weekender 2018
I’ve always loved fashion and style. I get huge satisfaction from playing around with clothes and creating different looks. Anyone who shares my appreciation for styling will appreciate that the way you dress is probably one of the most powerful ways of expressing yourself. In my case, sometimes the weirder the better. I used to… Read More Teach an old wardrobe new tricks: 5 ways to keep your fashion edge, without splashing the bucks.
The stretch between December and March/April can seem fairly eternal. With the excitement of Christmas behind us, the next cause for celebration is the distant promise of leaves on trees, the long Easter weekend and the ability to gorge shamelessly on chocolate eggs. SO, this is precisely why it’s the perfect time to book a… Read More Two peas in a pod: A stay at Glencoe Riverbed Lodges
Prague: a city known for its architecture, history, gastronomy and magnetism for British stag dos. The latter being, oddly, the reason I came to this city second time round (the first I was interrailing aged 20 with my best friend – enough said.) No, I wasn’t on a stag do, the boy was – and… Read More Four days in Prague
Every so often you stumble upon such an aesthetically pleasing Instagram page that your scrolling thumb eventually begins to stiffen in protest. This is what happened when I discovered the glorious profile of Emma McDowall – the brain child behind Edinburgh-based homeware brand Studio Emma. KK and I went along to her studio to find… Read More Studio Emma