Water Features

Garden designer Joy Grey tells us adding a water feature of any kind will change the whole appearance and feel of your garden adding another dimension and enhancing its ambience. Water has a sensory value and an ability to soothe and calm, plus it attracts a variety of wildlife. But with so much choice, it…

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Relight my Fire

The trend for renewable sources of heating has sparked a fireplace revival making a fireplace or stove a must-have for your home. When it comes to the winter there is nothing quite like the heat of a fire to stave off the cold and keep you cosy. Throughout history fireplaces provided both a means to…

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Create a Calm and Organised Home Office

Working from home is a dream many of us aspire to, but a cluttered and disorganised home office can make focusing on work difficult. Why not call in a specialist who can create a bespoke home office space that delivers the relaxing environment you need to get to work?  East Lothian’s Forever Spaces focuses on…

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Welcome the New Neutrals

2019 has seen designers and interiors experts looking to colour palettes with a raw, natural quality that works like a warm neutral – making it adaptable to pairing with different materials and styles of decoration. You might admire super minimal, white, Scandi-inspired homes characterised by simplicity, minimalism and functionality but you are convinced that you…

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Yoga for Travel

It’s the holiday season and if you’re travelling you might experience high levels of stress, cramped conditions and even bouts of nausea or headaches. So, whether you’re flying, travelling by car or train these Yoga asanas (poses) will help you unfold, unwind and ground yourself after a busy day of travelling. Sit cross legged, close…

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Your Local People… Aumir Javed

Aumir (pronounced Amer) Javed lives in North Berwick with his wife and three children. He is an instantly recognisable face on North Berwick’s high street, having been Postmaster at North Berwick’s Post Office since 2006. After a career in IT, he realised the thing he missed the most was helping people – he says he…

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