It’s all about the Thread

According to the fairy tale, the test of a true princess was whether she could detect a pea hidden beneath a pile of 20 mattresses. Today, peas are out and thread counts are in. The higher the better. But as Kim Williams discovers it’s not all about the count. Is there anything better than sliding…

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Master of Modernism

Following in the footsteps of the masters of Modernism, such as Klee, Kandinsky and Mondrian, Leigh Bagley makes a bold statement with his abstract geometric designs. Born and raised just outside Birmingham, Leigh Bagley developed his eye for colour and interest in design from an early age. His career began shortly after graduating from the…

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Shh! It’s a Secret…

When it comes to finding unique clothing, jewellery or even a gift, there’s no better shopping experience than an off-radar boutique. And luckily for us, East Lothian has some of the best. Kim Williams discovers the soon to be re-branded Secret Boutique. From identikit high-street chains to browsing online from the sofa, shopping for clothes…

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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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