INTERVIEW – Sara Sheridan

Sara Sheridan is a bestselling Edinburgh writer. Her new series set in the 1950s, the Mirabelle Bevan Mysteries launched last year and Brighton Belle went to No 1 in the Amazon Kindle chart, knocking 50 Shades of Grey off the top slot. This month, the second in the series, London Calling, is just out in […]

FEATURE – Ross Baxter, Patissier

Award-winning French inspired afternoon teas in Edinburgh Ross Baxter is a very talented young man. Growing up in a family of traditional bakers and pastry chefs, he perfected his pastry and baking skills from the likes of Albert Roux and Michael Caines. We first tasted Ross’s patisserie delights during the time he worked at the famous Greywalls in […]

FEATURE – Lynne McNicoll, It’s Good 2 Give

It’s Good 2 Give,  helping young cancer patients in and around Edinburgh   Lynne McNicoll is an amazing Edinburgh woman.  We have featured her on the site before, but since her charity motto is ‘”it’s good 2 give”, we though it would be good to give to her.   We took Lynne out for afternoon tea earlier this […]

FEATURE – Adam Bojelian, The Blinking Poet

“In The Blink of an Eye” Adam Bojelian is an amazing young Edinburgh lad.  Not only is he a gold Blue Peter badge winner, he is an amazing poet who also plans to raise money by riding his tricycle for Contact a Family.   The eleven year old first came to our attention after Emily Dodd from […]

FEATURE – Victoria Bamber, Moving to Edinburgh

“I have an idea. Let’s move to Edinburgh!”    By Victoria Bamber  Leaving university and taking tentative steps towards growing up is a landmark that many students find more terrifying than expanding overdrafts and approaching deadlines. I was no different. After graduating from the University of Salford with a degree in Journalism and Broadcasting I […]

FEATURE – The Edinburgh Sketcher

We often search the internet and our twitter stream for new sites on the web relating to Edinburgh and was delighted to discover The Edinburgh Sketcher.  Intrigued to find out more about the person behind the wonderful daily sketches, we asked him a few questions. We were delighted to discover your website, can you tell […]

EVENT – Rowing the Atlantic, St James Centre

Whilst passing through the St James Centre this morning, I saw this lad rowing his heart out in the middle of the mall. Along with his mate Ant, the pictured John,  are rowing on the machine to the ‘point of no return’, half way into the Atlantic Ocean (1456 miles / 2345km) in preparation for […]


If you have even a passing interest in the Scottish theatrical scene, before too long you will end up at the door of Helen Raw. Like a one-woman force of nature, this vibrant and enthusiastic performer and businesswoman has her finger in so many theatrical pies she’s soon going to have to use her toes […]

FEATURE – Two Fat Laddies, Iain and Shaun

Iain Pope and Shaun Milne call themselves “two lardy Scottish lads” and are using 2011 to lose some weight.  Five stone in fact.  Each. Iain starts the year weighing in at 291lbs and Shaun at 238lbs.  Documenting their journey via their website and other social media methods, the pair are promising to be completely honest about their […]