Autumn is Better Than Summer

Summer. It’s such a lie. Grey drizzle prevails throughout June. The sun makes a cameo appearance one icy, blustery day in July, and everyone in Scotland takes off their clothes. We shiver stubbornly, on beaches and in parks, across hills and glens. We go swimming in lochs, and get out quickly and pretend that we’re... Continue Reading →

Secret Style Icon No.20: Wednesday Addams

Name: Wednesday Friday Addams Born: 1938 Hobbies: Ballet, pyromania, raising spiders Likes: The Bermuda Triangle; witchcraft; misandry Dislikes: Smiling; team activities; other people Style: Impeccable It’s October: the best month of the year. The days are still bright, but brilliantly chilly and serene. The ground is crispy with leaves. Spicy hot chocolates can be consumed with... Continue Reading →

The Wonderful Life of Mary Hatch

Christmas is here, season of goodwill and morning drunkenness. It’s my favourite time of the year. Everyone wears wool. We all eat pastry a lot more than usual, and take a moment now and then (lackadaisically dusting pie crumbs from our jumpers) to think of those less fortunate than ourselves. So let’s do that. Join... Continue Reading →

Fleamarket Finds and Good Films

The rain and wind are caterwhauling around these parts at the moment, but the city has proved itself full of brightness and exciting things (as well as rain), from beautiful foreign films to the thrill of treasure-seeking at a Sunday fleamarket. Here's a look at the gems that I found at the Glue Factory fleamarket today... I got... Continue Reading →

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