Feastin’ in Leith

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 [...]

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In today’s world of social media, photography infiltrates our everyday. From Instagram scrolling on the morning commute to night out snapchat stories, documenting our lives through a lens has increasingly become the norm.   But with the rise of everyday photography, have we forgotten the value of the art itself?   A few weeks ago [...]

Rookie hookin’.

Rookie hookin’.

  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 [...]

Hair Today

Hair Today

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 [...]