Let’s Get Nautical

In case you missed it, nautical fashion was all over the Spring/Summer 2022 runways. Refreshing as it is, it’s not entirely new; Breton stripes have been around since Napoleon Bonaparte relaxed the standard militant uniform for a casual cotton stripe tee, and the Breton top was born. Earning its stripes as a fashion must-have when…

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Spring Lamb with Salsa Verde

Springtime! A time when we say goodbye to hearty stews, cold, dreich weather (hopefully) and welcome in the new season of warmer weather with lighter and brighter spring dishes. Nothing announces the start of spring more than Scottish spring lamb. In East Lothian, thanks to the team at The Brand Family Larder, we are so…

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Revitalising Yoga for Spring

In Ayurveda, we recognise that spring is a Kapha time of year dominated by the elements water and earth. As we emerge, we often feel sluggish, now is the time to adjust your routine and get moving just that bit more. Moving helps increase circulation, heat, lymph flow and our life force energy. You can…

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Think Pink with Miss Print

Emerging as one of the most popular colour choices for interiors, pink will add a fun and vibrant feel to your walls. From bright corals and dusky roses to berry shades and terracotta tones, MissPrint’s collection of perfectly pink wallpapers come in a variety of designs. Guaranteed to uplift any interior scheme, the range of…

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Stories in Stone – Cockenzie House

Heritage consultant David Hicks brings us the stories behind some of East Lothian’s historic properties. After a long and chequered history, Cockenzie House finally has a bright future as a thriving community hub. This intriguing complex of buildings has been a centre for evacuated children in the Second World War, a teaching college, a residence…

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To Sit or Not to Sit

Three years ago, if someone told you that your life would change dramatically, you may not have believed them. But life has a way of springing surprises, some pleasant; some not, writes Bernie Rowen-Ross. Now, we must learn to live with COVID – all well and good. The first reported case of AIDS was in…

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