Lifestyle

How to have a sustainable Christmas

Whether it be over-indulging on the turkey, having a few too many Proseccos, or even going overboard with the gift-giving, there’s no doubt that Christmas can be a time of excess. But perhaps the most overlooked aspect of the holiday in all its...

OK Boomer – is it time to stop this meme?

It’s war; generation Z vs baby boomers. Littering the internet is the frivolous use of the phrase “OK, boomer” as a means to belittle and criticise members of the older generation (1946 to 1964, to be exact). Avid users of twitter will have...

Photography – why it’s more than just a hobby

Why are people taking pictures of their faces, their hobbies or their food? Why do we capture every single moment, whether it’s a cute dog on the street or a Venti Gingerbread Frappuccino? Even though those are quite simple questions, I...

Fashion and The Crown: trends from the iconic royals

We think of the Royal family as a cultural symbol of Britishness and a hallmark of traditionalism, but it may surprise you that they have often been the trailblazing pioneers  of popular  trends. This is emphasised by Netflix’s The Crown, which...

Hygge – not a word, a lifestyle

It´s that time of the year again. That time, when you’re sipping on a cup of tea indoors on a rainy Sunday morning (and we all know, we have many in Edinburgh). Or when you sit down and light a scented candle. Simply the time when you enjoy the...

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