Your Local People… Aumir Javed

Aumir (pronounced Amer) Javed lives in North Berwick with his wife and three children. He is an instantly recognisable face on North Berwick’s high street, having been Postmaster at North Berwick’s Post Office since 2006. After a career in IT, he realised the thing he missed the most was helping people – he says he…

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Sil the Spanish Rescue

Found at two months old wandering in the woods in Spain, a small, thin puppy was rescued along with his two sisters. Now with a loving family in East Lothian, Sil has been given a second chance. Things looked good for Sil when he found a home with Laura and Phil. It was, however, just…

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Why Acupuncture?

Experiencing the benefits of acupuncture for herself over twenty years ago was enough to make Jo Thomson look into becoming an acupuncturist. “That first treatment was a real epiphany for me. I walked into the treatment room an overworked, stressed, exhausted City banker and walked out feeling not completely better, but much closer to being…

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Butterfly Splendour

With her magpie instincts and expertise at turning trash into treasure, Allanna Alexander has worked her unique creative magic in both her home and her business. Cocooned half way down North Berwick’s high street you’ll find Madame Butterfly. Step through the door and it’s like stepping into another world. French flea market with vintage aesthetics…

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Home Grown Passion takes you Places

Everybody knows that natural ingredients are far better for us, but why aren’t skincare and haircare products all natural? Nine years ago, founder of the Edinburgh Natural Skincare Company Tommy Crooks, asking himself that very question decided to do something about it. Sitting at his family kitchen table, inspired by the beautiful natural scenery of…

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Q&A… Sheena Skinner

Sheena Skinner is the founder of Detox Health Beauty and has over 20 years’ experience in the field of health and nutrition. With a passion for complementary healthcare, natural beauty and healthy eating, Sheena set up Detox Health Beauty and has a huge online following with over 10,000 Instagram followers. In 2018 she launched the…

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