Tradewinds Oriental Shop

So I discovered Tradewinds Oriental Shop about three months ago, they are a family run business based in Scunthorpe who have been operating since 1984, starting off they initially just sold a small range of Chinese foodstuffs, but as they grew and developed over the years they expanded to cover a variety of items including … Continue reading Tradewinds Oriental Shop

Static Games

I love Glasgow. I love games. And there's no greater synergy of those to aspects than Static Games. It's just a wee bit further outside of the main City Centre than I usually go when shopping but fortunately during a birthday outing, Joe from American Munchies was nice enough to take us and it instantly … Continue reading Static Games

Tokyo Toys

So I always enjoy a trip to Tokyo Toys, it's a fantastic geek emporium just up the road from Glasgow Central meaning it's conveniently located to drop in on when you just get off the train and still have all your money. The staff in there are always happy to help, or even just have … Continue reading Tokyo Toys

Om!

So we've been meaning to pop into Om! for a while now as it's in the perfect catchment for Tori and Lilian who are both practicing witches. In fact Lilian runs her own holistic business called Bewitching Health and Beauty, and you can read the post I wrote about that here. But I only managed … Continue reading Om!

Crybbycrafts

Emma Hunter is a 19-year-old crafter from Ayrshire, they identify as pansexual and autistic, and are a member of Unity League, a Kilmarnock based LGBT+ community group. They were previously attending college to study Social Sciences, however have since moved on to a night course focusing on the hospitality industry, specifically baking and cake decorating.  … Continue reading Crybbycrafts

PuppyBandits

Avery Dixon, is a 27-year-old crafter from Ayrshire, they are a member of a Kilmarnock based LGBT+ community group, Unity League, a teaching assistant at a primary school and are a summer school teacher with Edinburgh Zoo. Today I want to talk to you about their business, PuppyBandits. Avery started PuppyBandits about 4+ years ago, … Continue reading PuppyBandits

Pam’s Place

Pam’s Place is an Ayrshire based catering business which was created by Pamela Gray back in 2011. It is a one stop shop for all your culinary needs, whatever you want cooked or baked, you can reach out to Pamela for superior service. She brings with her a HNC Patisserie qualification, as well as over … Continue reading Pam’s Place

Retail Store Review: American Munchies

So this article has been a long time coming and I can only blame my hectic schedule, but fortunately, it’s actually rather timely as the store in question is celebrating their anniversary. So Ayrshire Munchies opened on the 6th November 2020, they were originally located on Nelson Street, fortunately for Jordan Yates the owner and … Continue reading Retail Store Review: American Munchies

Interview with Zoe Raynor (Charlie’s Place)

Today I want to talk to you all about a fantastic dog grooming business which has opened up in Ayrshire. It's called 'Charlie's Place Dog Grooming' and it is based in Building 24, Unit 1, Stevenston Industrial Estate, KA20 3LR. For those of you unfamiliar with the area, it's in North Ayrshire, but as long … Continue reading Interview with Zoe Raynor (Charlie’s Place)

Interview with Michelle Murphy (Gie’s a Job)

Today I want to direct your attention to a fantastic resource for job hunters in the Ayrshire and Glasgow areas. It is one of the best places to find new job postings and opportunities all of which are carefully vetted and selected by Michelle Murphy, who also created and operates the group. I am talking … Continue reading Interview with Michelle Murphy (Gie’s a Job)