A match made in Heaven

Getting your wedding flowers right is a major part of any bride’s big day, but can be a headache if you don’t get it right. Kim Williams discovers that Secret Garden Events Florist will ensure flowers and weddings are a match made in heaven. One of the first images that may flash through your mind…

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Improve your Health with Nutritious Lolly

An East Lothian nutritionist and fitness expert has used a chronic illness to inspire her new business, which aims to bring good nutrition and exercise to people’s busy lives. Dirleton-based Lorraine Cunningham, known to her friends as Lolly, launched her new company – Nutritious Lolly – in January this year. It aims to offer easy-to-follow…

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Be your own Valentine

In this issue Bernie Petrie poses this question… With the end of winter getting closer, and now that we’re in the month of Valentine’s Day, are our hearts filled with thoughts of love and romance? Yes or No? Your response to this question will be very personal depending on what Valentine’s Day means to you.…

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Art in a Coach House

Kim Williams meets the artist who has turned an old coach house into an inspiring studio and home for her delightful pieces of art. Nestled on a leafy Gullane street lies a gorgeous outbuilding, originally built to house horse-drawn carriages. Lovingly converted, it is now an enchanting studio space and houses work by local artist…

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Boxing Day Bubble & Squeak

One of my favourite festive meals is the Boxing Day left-over meal! This recipe allows you to turn all your Christmas Day left-overs into a healthy yet delicious Bubble and Squeak. Traditional Bubble and Squeak is the quirky name for fried left-over vegetables, usually from a Sunday roast. The origins of the name derive from…

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Turning Over a New Leaf..

This issue Bernie Petrie asks… Do you treat Christmas as a one day event counting down the days and then on Boxing Day hear yourself say the fateful words – “That’s it. It’s all over for a another year”. Or do you savour the build up, and make your own traditions? Christmas traditions; the hugs…

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