Just the tonic: Lunch with Leith Gin

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 recent invitation to the launch of Gleann Mór Spirits’ Leith Gin at Malmaison. The spirit (both inside my glass and outside of it) did not disappoint – and I decided to meet up with co-founder Karin Mair to find out more about the whats, hows and whys behind her new venture. Continue reading “Just the tonic: Lunch with Leith Gin”

Keeping the focus: The rise and rise of Wes Kingston

Keeping the focus: The rise and rise of Wes Kingston

With a CV boasting everything from haute couture to Highland glens, you could describe Glasgow-based photographer Wes Kingston as an artistic chameleon. I meet the man behind the lens to talk icons, passion and what’s next for the happy snapper. Continue reading “Keeping the focus: The rise and rise of Wes Kingston”

All That Glitters: The Jewellery of Dot Sim

I always try to retain as much as interest as possible in local happenings around my area (the hub of excitement that is North-east Fife) and I’d like to kick start this blog by posting a little piece about my friend Dot Sim, who also just happens to be a fantastic jeweller whose pieces have accessorised many an outfit of mine. Continue reading “All That Glitters: The Jewellery of Dot Sim”