Winter Wardrobe from Wilkies

Autumn and winter has a way of sneaking up, and suddenly the frantic search for a cute winter jacket or pair of boots leads to some regrettable last-minute on-line purchases. Many of us are now more-or-less resigned to buying clothes online, but sometimes only a good old-fashioned trawl in an actual shop will do. Where…

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How to Choose the Perfect Gift

We asked Rebecca which of the Beatitude blends is most popular for whom and why? Peace is the most popular blend for mums and mothers-in-law.  When mums are buying for daughters and daughters-in-law then Joy is definitely the favoured blend as this is the one which picks you up and has a profound uplifting and…

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Finding Supreme Happiness

We chat to Beatitude founder, Rebecca O’Connor about the benefits of aromatherapy and essential oils. And can they really help us find supreme happiness? With over 30 years in the industry, you must be passionate about aromatherapy? Absolutely! When I first trained in aromatherapy in the early 90s few people had heard of aromatherapy. Since…

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Bathing Bliss

According to researchers, a warm bath can have a greater effect on mood than physical exercise. Yes, taking a good soak in a hot bath has so many benefits for our mind, body and skin. And at Fletcher’s Cottage Spa, they’ve taken the simple act of bathing to a whole new level. Poet and novelist…

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Club Tropicana

No summer wardrobe is complete without a splash of the tropics! Summer is finally in reach, so go bold and use flowers, leaves and tropical print in all kind of shades, colours and hues. This summer offers a great explosion of colours, mixing up flora and fauna, islands, gardens, beaches and deep forests. You can…

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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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Stylish Scarves

Scarves are making a comeback, and it’s not hard to see why. Whether you want to wrap one around the handle of a basic bag, tie it around your neck or plait it into your hair, printed scarves just got more stylish. With pastels, animal prints and a little sparkle all taking centre-stage this season.…

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