Single Review: Kieran Robinson – Various Tracks

Kieran Robinson is a singer/songwriter and musician based in Kilmarnock and today I’ll be reviewing some of the tracks on his soundcloud, check that out below.  ‘The poet’ opens with a nice country/folk inspired melody, slow and gently lilting, soft and soothing. For the first track I’ve heard by the artist I instantly connected with … Continue reading Single Review: Kieran Robinson – Various Tracks

Unity League

So I just wanted to talk a little bit about Kilmarnock Unity League, full disclosure I am a member of the group, and I’m the secretary for the committee as well so my opinion may be biased but I happen to think that we are a hardworking, dedicated and supportive group for LGBT+ people. We … Continue reading Unity League

Single Review: Emi V – Open Your Eyes

Emi V is an incredibly talented 16-year-old singer-songwriter from Ayrshire, who plays a variety of instruments such as piano, guitar and ukulele. Her music crosses a variety of genres including op, soul and blues. She has gigged all across Scotland, and despite her young age has already become a successful musician. If you would like … Continue reading Single Review: Emi V – Open Your Eyes

Centrestage – Fun, Food, Folk

Centrestage is a charitable organisation based in Kilmarnock which was founded in 2006 and serves the local community. They have a variety of programmes and initiatives aimed at supporting people, and as they say on their website: ‘Centrestage is not the place; it’s the people’. One of the programmes they run is Catalyst which aims … Continue reading Centrestage – Fun, Food, Folk

Interview with Gwen Sinclair (Yes East Ayrshire)

This is an interview I did with Gwen Sinclair, who is affiliated with Yes East Ayrshire, check out what she had to say about the store in Kilmarnock, the Yes East Ayrshire movement and the wider Independence movement. First off, who are you, and what do you do? My name is Gwen Sinclair and I'm … Continue reading Interview with Gwen Sinclair (Yes East Ayrshire)

Why as a Writer you should visit The Seven Stories Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art Exhibition at the Dick Institute by by Madison Hope-Tatnell

On Tuesday 15th October, I got the opportunity to explore The Seven Stories Comics: Explore & Create Comic Art exhibition. I have rarely been into comics in my life. So with that, I expected to spend about ten minutes at the exhibition taking in the comic examples with the added history, comments and opinions for … Continue reading Why as a Writer you should visit The Seven Stories Comics: Explore and Create Comic Art Exhibition at the Dick Institute by by Madison Hope-Tatnell

Food Review – Cafe Koko

This review is from a meal we had at Cafe Koko, Kilmarnock on Wednesday 18th September 2019. Enjoy! Before we get started you can check out their Menu, for an idea of the prices and food on offer. So instead of ordering a full meal we decided to just order a dessert this time. So … Continue reading Food Review – Cafe Koko

Food Review – The Coffee Press

This review is from a meal we had at The Coffee Press, Kilmarnock on Monday 16th September 2019. Enjoy! Main – Haggis and Cheese Toastie Thomas: I like haggis but I don’t usually combine it with cheese, and I don’t think I’ve ever actually had it in a toastie before, but that’s apparently a mistake on … Continue reading Food Review – The Coffee Press

Food Review – The coffee Trader

This review is from a meal we had at The Coffee Trader, Kilmarnock on Thursday 8th August 2019. Enjoy! Before we get started check out this menu, I wasn’t happy with the photos I took of the menu so I had to take the menu off their website instead so some of the prices may … Continue reading Food Review – The coffee Trader

Retail Store Review: Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland

So some people see charity shops as a bit of a mixed blessing, you can get all sorts of bargain deals on a variety of items but also more and more the high street is being dominated by charity shops because they can get discounts on the rent for the space they occupy, and thus … Continue reading Retail Store Review: Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland

Food Review – Rock Diner & Aces

This review is from a meal we had at the Rock Diner & Aces, Kilmarnock on Sunday 30th June 2019. Enjoy! Before we get started check out this menu, I wasn’t happy with the photos I took of the menu so I had to take the menu off their Facebook instead so some of the … Continue reading Food Review – Rock Diner & Aces

Food Review – iCafe (Kilmarnock)

This review is from a meal we had at iCafe, King Street, Kilmarnock on Tuesday 2nd July 2019. Enjoy! Before we get started check out this menu, I wasn’t happy with the photos I took of the menu so I had to take the menu off their website instead so some of the prices may … Continue reading Food Review – iCafe (Kilmarnock)

Food Review – Oceans 11 Bar and Diner

This review is from a meal we had at Oceans 11 on Friday 12th July 2019. Enjoy! Before we get started check out this menu, I wasn’t happy with the photos I took of the menu so I had to take the menu off their Facebook instead so some of the prices may be out … Continue reading Food Review – Oceans 11 Bar and Diner

Food Review – Cafe Velvet

This review is from a meal we had at Cafe Velvet on Monday 15th July 2019. Enjoy! Before we get started check out this menu, I wasn’t happy with the photos I took of the menu so I had to take the menu off their Facebook instead, but I’ve put the photos in so you … Continue reading Food Review – Cafe Velvet

Branching Out Community Initiative

The Branching Out Community Initiative or BOCI are a community led group focused on improving the local area. BOCI currently holds the lease for the former Knockinlaw Garden and are working with the Central Scotland Green Network to turn it, now known as the Central garden, into a nice, thriving  community garden. BOCI aren't just … Continue reading Branching Out Community Initiative