Spring Weekend Edit

This time of year is particularly difficult in deciding what to wear – British springtime comes with warm sunshine tempered with unpredictable showers and then a reliable dip in temperature! …Our advice? If you haven’t bought a spring jacket yet, it’s time to do so – lightweight outerwear is perfect for in between seasons. Team…

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Get Personal on Special Occasions

It’s been little more than a month since Christmas but alas, the next gift-giving celebrations are already upon us. Don’t worry, we’ve all been there but unless you sort something out sharpish you’re going to be in the bad books. Luckily we’ve got this covered with unique, personalised gifts that show thought and that you’ve…

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Simple Valentine’s Soda Loaf

Bake a loaf for the one you love this Valentine’s Day. And the best thing about this loaf? It takes literally two minutes to make and there’s no kneading either! All you need to do is mix all the dry ingredients together and add the buttermilk or organic Greek yoghurt and bake until golden brown…

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Make a Nordic New Year’s Resolution

Hayley Flangan tells us to how to bring the art of Scandinavian living into our lives with a little book or two… TAKE UP A NEW HOBBY Explore your creativity and relax and unwind with mindful crafting. FINALLY DECLUTTER Yes, even when you’re still alive! TAKE A (COFFEE) BREAK Fika isn’t just a coffee break;…

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An exhibition of Textile and Mixed Media by Kalamkari

The Scottish Ornithologists’ Club (SOC) based at Waterston House in Aberlady is delighted to welcome back Kalamkari from 13 January to 14 February 2018. Kalamkari has built a strong reputation for exhibiting high-quality creative textiles. The six founding members met while studying City and Guilds Creative Textiles at Dundee College and on graduating decided to create…

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Annual Easter Art Exhibition

ANNUAL EASTER ART EXHIBITION 30 MARCH TO 2 APRIL 2018 This annual art exhibition takes place at St Andrew Blackadder Church, in North Berwick on Good Friday March 30, Saturday 31, Monday 2, 10.00am-5.00pm and Easter Sunday 1.00pm-5.00pm. The exhibition, now entering its 16th year, features a selection of predominantly Scottish artists from Scotland’s east…

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Art Exhibition

JOHN JONSTONE VISUAL DIARIES 3 FEBRUARY to 25 FEBRUARY 2018   Fidra Fine Art’s first exhibition in 2018 is a solo show with one of Scotland’s leading figurative artists, John Johnstone. Born in Forfar in 1941, John studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art from 1959 to 1964 under David McClure and Alberto Morrocco.…

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Ocean Love

Editor Kim Williams discovers Rachel Seago’s Ocean Series Like many of us, I’ve been working hard on doing a better job of reducing my impact on our environment. And it’s always amazing to find others who care about the same things I do. These stunning illustrations are the work of local artist Rachel Seago and…

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