Crafty Community

Craft encourages us to think, learn and create in new and innovative ways. And, the creative bunch at North Berwick’s Rock and Bird have many an arty trick up their sleeves to encourage art and craft in our local community. Situated on North Berwick’s high street, Rock and Bird is not only a gem of…

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Win Six Beatitude Body Oil Baubles

Simply email your address to be entered into the prize draw to win six Beatitude Body Oil Baubles worth £72. Each bauble contains a 20ml body oil and will make the perfect stocking filler or just look gorgeous on your tree. email your name and address to: info@beatitudeproducts.com  entries must be received by: midnight, 20 December 2019…

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Keep Calm this Christmas

It’s meant to be a time of good cheer, relaxation and celebration, but for many, Christmas can be supremely stressful. So, it’s particularly important to take a moment to relax, and there’s no better way to calm the mind and relax the body than by taking an aromatherapy bath. Yes, taking a good soak in…

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Celebrate Winter Traditions

Bernie Rowen-Ross tells us many of the traditions we follow at Christmas have passed to Christianity from other older practices. Not everyone celebrates Christmas, and I often wonder about the traditions which have passed to Christianity from other older practices. One of those is the shortest day – the winter equinox which falls on either…

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Are you feeling the Christmas Spirit

Bernadette Petrie asks us to pay attention to how we feel at Christmas and into the coming year.. I was writing this piece, whilst sitting in a local café and  took the opportunity to ask a couple of fellow customers, (who both gave me lovely smiles as I glanced up) what they loved most about Christmas.…

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Yoga Boosters for Christmas

Christmas is upon us and, for many, it can be a very mixed time of year. Filled with laughter, a wonder of festive delights and all things sparkly. But, it can also be a time filled with an under-current of pressure on many different levels, and if left unmanaged can mess with our routines and…

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Smile Bright this Winter

While daily brushing and flossing will be enough for most us to keep our teeth and gums healthy, for others this might not be enough to smile confidently. According to a recent survey forty per cent of the UK population are unhappy with the appearance of their teeth. If you hide your teeth when you…

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The Perfect Trainer

For many the thought of spending an hour in the company of a personal trainer can be kind of daunting. Running on a treadmill or waving a kettle-bell around in the air while a total stranger in top physical condition looks at you? Well, that would be intimidating to anyone. The truth is, though, if…

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Helping You Achieve More, Live More, Play More

Finding more time in your day can often seem like an impossible feat. This is where Distinctive Assistants can help. Distinctive Assistants has been providing a trusted virtual PA service across Edinburgh and East Lothian for over ten years. At the heart of Andrea Webb’s business, is a simple mission – to create space for…

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