F is for Father’s Day

Mother’s Day may get the lion’s share of the glory, but dad needs love too. Here are our top picks for the perfect Father’s Day gift from Gullane’s Old Smiddy… Father’s Day is fast approaching (Sunday 17th June – put it in your diary) and dads around the country are standing in front of mirrors,…

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Your Local People… Peter & Jenny Maniam

Rogue Village evolved from Peter and Jenny Maniam’s desire to create events which would last long in people’s memories. Inspired by the arts, design and nostalgia, they aim to produce laid back, welcoming and captivating experiences. Their ever-evolving stable of events including Hobo Cinema, Canteen Street Food Festival and A Christmas Fairy Trail. They’re always…

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Colour to Dip your Toes Into

In this issue, Hayley Flangan brings us the colour story of summer – think fresh air, cool breezes and sunny afternoons. Colour you’ll definitely want to dip your toes into! From pale pastel blue, to aquamarine, from a bright klein hue, to a greenish celadon and even inky indigo; blue is the colour story of…

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Lets Talk Waffle

As the temperature rises, we ask linen expert and Laura Thomas Co Founder and Creative Director, Laura Wilson for her top tips on transitioning your bed from winter to summer. 1. Ditch the Duvet As the temperature rises, get rid of that duvet. Use a fitted sheet on the mattress and a flat sheet on…

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A Touch of the Hamptons Comes to Gullane

Those dreaming of settling in Gullane can finally visit a new development and picture their futures in two newly-launched showhomes designed with a coastal influence. Marine Rise, located in the popular coastal village of Gullane, is the latest East Lothian development by CALA Homes (East). Situated on the historic site of the village’s former Marine…

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Why Use a Garden Designer

If you’re planning a redesign of your outside space, garden designer Joy Grey outlines how a professional could help you make the best of your garden. Successful ‘rooms’ don’t just happen, they need careful thought and planning – they need to be designed. Your garden is possibly your biggest ‘room’ and deserves the same thought,…

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