Until relatively recently, Leith remained captive in its own reputational shackles. Considered locally as the “dock” area of Edinburgh, home to vagabonds and society’s other undesirables, the success of Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting globally epitomised the area as an axis of poverty, substance abuse, crime and neglect. It certainly wasn’t somewhere the genteel residents of wider… Read More Feastin’ in Leith
With a prime spot on the shore, a (potentially) sun-drenched beer terrace and highly Instagrammable outdoor seating, The Salvation certainly has an aesthetic that commands attention. I’m invited along for a spot of feeding and watering to see if its dishes match up to its design.
So last week the boyf, our neighbours and I went along to check out Projekt 42, a new gym space at the Newkirkgate shopping centre, Leith. If you haven’t heard about it yet, Projekt 42 is a new community gym and wellness centre. As a charity, it’s supported by donations and grants and aims… Read More Rookie hookin’.
Finding a good hairdresser is like finding a good partner. It can take time, tears, and tantrums, but when you find the one you ain’t never letting go. In my 26 years I’ve never had any particular loyalty to a hairdresser. As a student my hairdresser choices were dictated by whoever I could find in… Read More Hair Today
It could be that I’m just getting old, but these days I definitely get more excited about eating at a table than dancing on one. (Though if a weekend can incorporate both then it’s a hands down – or up, however you wanna boogie – winner.) Like an anti-Trump ralley, the Six Nations rugby or… Read More High five for Leith brunchin’