Just the tonic: Lunch with Leith Gin

Edinburgh’s rich history of distillation, trade, and pursuit of good times has for centuries provided fertile ground for spirit manufacturers and consumers. Leith’s edgy vibe is an increasing magnetism for modern entrepreneurs, and the area’s food and drink industry is continuing to thrive. Taking into account my fondness for gin-drinking, good times, and of course Leith, I jumped at a…
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Style it out

In the transient world of fashion, there are more trends to keep up with now than possibly ever before. With a catalogue of iconic decades behind us, there’s inspiration to be taken from just about anywhere, at any time. As a lil’ fun blog post (at least for me, but look away now if you’re easily offended), I’ve put together…
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Beauty and a beast

Recipes, holiday inspiration, shopping, blogging, creeping, boredom… There are myriad reasons for opening Instagram and giving our thumbs a good old workout. From whiling away the time on the morning commute to waiting for my dinner to cook, I find myself Insta-lurking several times a day.
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Feastin’ in Leith

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 Edinburgh would have considered for…
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