culture consumption: july 2017;

When I hit 5,000 followers on Twitter in July, I was able to cross off almost all of my goals for the year. All except…

summer holiday beauty essentials (and the one i left without);

It’s rare for me to come back from a holiday with nothing to write about, but that’s exactly how I feel after my week in…

the big bumper 2017 scottish summer festival guide;

I’m off to Spain for a week this weekend but, before I go, I’ll be hitting up Glasgow’s new TRNSMT festival on Friday night in…

edinburgh eats: badger & co;

In retrospect, The Blonde and I could have picked a better day to review Edinburgh’s Badger & Co: the sort of warming, hearty food, with…

excerpts from a travel journal: 36 hours in london;

I’m still torn on what the most Shoreditch thing I saw in Shoreditch this weekend just passed was: the girl on the skateboard, taking her…

six ridiculous things to do in dubai;

Dubai is a very changed place since I first visited, over 20 years ago. While there was a small community of ex-pats even then, finding…

four ways to celebrate the first weekend of spring;

Last week was a weird one, weather-wise, even by this city’s standards. On Monday, I boarded a flight in Dubai in 30 degree heat; and…