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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The Brit List

Following on from our last issue, Hayley Flangan brings us the second four of the eight leading home-grown designers we should know. MissPrint was created by mother and daughter, Yvonne and Rebecca Drury, who are based in a countryside studio on the borders of East London. They believe that visual design has a huge part to…

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Mindfully Embracing Autumn

This issue we’re delighted to introduce our new columnist – Bernie Petrie. The founder of Barefoot Ambition and The Barefoot Sanctuary, Bernie is also a mum, a wife, a maker of art and a keen blogger who loves connecting and inspiring people. As I sit and write, it is hot and muggy, there is a weird…

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Coast Lines

Two artists who met at art school are exhibiting together in North Berwick. Kim Williams talks to the artists about how coastlines have inspired and influenced both of them and their work. Renowned for its natural beauty and stunning coastline, East Lothian is a constant source of inspiration for artists and is often recreated on…

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