Artist Profile | Georgina Bown SSA

Since studying at The Chelsea School of Art, award-winning artist Georgina Bown SSA has successfully engaged with many types of artistic expression, from large scale metal sculpture to various printing and drawing techniques. Now living and working in North Berwick, Georgina is producing strong, bold linocut and monoprint pictures depicting the fantastic land and seascapes…

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Winter Days Out at the Scottish Seabird Centre

Whatever the weather, the Scottish Seabird Centre is the ideal family escape this winter Dive-in to their Discovery Experience and learn more about Scotland’s incredible marine environment, brought to life through fun, interactive exhibits, games, 3D films, wildlife trails and virtual reality experience. Keep an eye on the Bass Rock from the remote cameras to…

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Flippin’ Marvellous

Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Day, is the day before Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent. Shrove stems from an old English word shrive, meaning confess all sins. Traditionally, Shrove Tuesday was a time for using eggs, butter and sugar from the larder as these were forbidden during the abstinence. So break out…

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From our Farm to your Plate

Jane Brand of East Fortune Farm tells us that life on the farm continues to be very busy as they welcome the arrival of spring and prepare for the Easter holidays and their next lambing. The winter lambing of the pedigree Hampshire Down flock at East Fortune Farm finished on New Year’s day, ably led…

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Living with an Open Heart

In some teachings, there is a saying, ‘live with an open heart’, writes Bernie Rowen-Ross. When I first arrived in Scotland, I quickly realised it is a country that has an open heart and I love the generosity thatI experience here.   Recently, I spoke to one of my clients about open-heartedness, and we discussed…

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Plant a Tree For The Jubilee – In Your Garden

The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a unique tree-planting initiative created to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and encourages every one of us across the United Kingdom to ‘Plant a Tree for the Jubilee’ writes garden designer Joy Grey. Hopefully, you have decided to plant a tree in your garden to mark the occasion –…

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Sorting the Homes from the Houses

“I would love to look around other people’s homes! ” This is often the response Nicky Meikle receives when she mentions she buys and sells properties in Edinburgh and the Lothians on behalf of clients. She explains; It’s a privilege to be invited into someone’s private and very personal space to assess a potential sale but…

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