Snag Tights

*All images used within this article were taken by Jenna Laird of J.H Laird Photography, and are of Jenna, they cannot be used externally without express permission of the owner. So Snag Tights is an online-only clothing retailer, based in Livingston, Scotland who ship their products worldwide. They focus on creating clothes which are ethically … Continue reading Snag Tights

Album Review: Alestorm – Curse of the Crystal Coconut (Reviewed By Me, Big G)

Un-shiver those timbers! De-Batten your hatches! And that mainsail better get hoisted. Such Sea-fairing sayings can only indicate one thing; a new Alestorm album has been announced!  What better time than to take a look at the Scottish Pirate Metal outfits 2020 release – “Curse of the Crystal Coconut''.  So, I ask you to sign … Continue reading Album Review: Alestorm – Curse of the Crystal Coconut (Reviewed By Me, Big G)

Single Review: The Eves – Big Love

The Eves are an Edinburgh based pop duo made up of Caroline Gilmour and Marissa Keltie. Today, I will be reviewing their single ‘Big Love’ which was released on April 1st 2022.  ‘Big Love’ opens with a sonorous and reverbed build that flows into a heavy bassline which perfectly supports the vocalist. They have rich … Continue reading Single Review: The Eves – Big Love

Food Review: Valentine’s Day Themed Drinks (Tempo Tea Bar)

So anyone who has been a fan of this blog for a while will know that both Tori B Bearly and I are huge fans of Tempo Tea Bar, if not check out this and this, so we jumped at the chance to try their awesome Valentine’s Day themed drinks. It will be available throughout … Continue reading Food Review: Valentine’s Day Themed Drinks (Tempo Tea Bar)

Drink Review: The Famous Grouse

So full disclosure, I will endeavour to be fair and honest in these reviews, as I try to be with all of my content, but I might be just a little biased as Famous Grouse is my drink of choice. Now don’t get me wrong, Grouse is great, there’s a reason I’ve been drinking it … Continue reading Drink Review: The Famous Grouse

Single Review: Logan Gilmartin – Magaluf

Logan Gilmartin is an indie singer/songwriter from Perth, for this track he is joined by guitarist Tom McGregor, and the track is being released under the banner of the Scottish music collective and label Mi Familia. It tells the story of a visit to the titular Spanish town, and it captures the energy and vibe … Continue reading Single Review: Logan Gilmartin – Magaluf

Comic Book Review: Beats of War by Etienne Kubwabo

So this is my first comic book review and I’m still working out how exactly I’m going to do these reviews so please bear with me. I think I’ll start with a little bit about the author. Etienne Kubwabo, who gave us Scotland’s first black superhero, is originally from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, … Continue reading Comic Book Review: Beats of War by Etienne Kubwabo

Drink Review: Arran 10 Year

So the Arran 10 Year is a single malt whisky made by the Arran Distillery, which is located in Lochranza, on the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland. Lochranza, was celebrated in verse by Sir Walter Scott, the Scottish Poet, Novelist and playright. On fair Lochranza streamed the early day,Thin wreaths of … Continue reading Drink Review: Arran 10 Year

Whisky Basics

So full disclosure I am by no means an expert on whisky, it just happens to be a passion of mine, and this is more or less just an excuse to stretch my fairly limited by nonetheless enthusiastically gained knowledge on the subject. I also want to add that even among actual experts, the field … Continue reading Whisky Basics

Single Review: Play Dirty – Seems Like You Can’t With Me

So this one is going to be a little different because it's in remembrance of a great man who fathered two wonderful daughters. Sadly, on the 11th August 2021 Derek Laird, or Curly to his friends, passed away after a battle with cancer. He had a lifelong passion for drumming and so today as a … Continue reading Single Review: Play Dirty – Seems Like You Can’t With Me

Dearest, Darling, Decay by J.H. Laird

So this short story was written by our very own Jenna Laird for Ravenfest, a two day festival which took place on October 29th and 30th 2021. This event celebrates famous American author and poet, Edgar Allan Poe and so entrants were encouraged to write a piece of fiction, approximately 500 words in length in … Continue reading Dearest, Darling, Decay by J.H. Laird

Restaurant Review – The Peach Garden

This review is from a meal we had at The Peach Garden, on Renfrew Street, Glasgow on Tuesday 26th October 2021. Enjoy! So we visited The Peach Garden for the first time on the 23rd October 2021 when me, Tori and our contributor Jenna went up to Glasgow to see Venom: Let There Be Carnage … Continue reading Restaurant Review – The Peach Garden

Restaurant Review – Côte Brasserie

This review is from a meal we had at Côte Brasserie, on West Nile Street, Glasgow on Tuesday 26th October 2021. Enjoy!  Starter - French Onion SoupTom: I have been in love with French Onion Soup for years, alongside Bouillabaisse and a good old fashioned Croque Monsieur, it ranks very highly on my list of … Continue reading Restaurant Review – Côte Brasserie

Restaurant Review – The Pizza Machine

This review is from a meal we had from The Pizza Machine, in Merchant City, Glasgow on Tuesday 26th October 2021. Enjoy!  So as soon as I learned that this was a thing I was eager to go, but circumstrance combined with its location just outside of the main city centre meant that I kept … Continue reading Restaurant Review – The Pizza Machine

Restaurant Review – The Longhouse

This review is from a meal we had at The Longhouse, on Titchfield Street, Kilmarnock on Sunday 17th October 2021. Enjoy! Starter -Gambas Al Pil PilTom: It is very sweet and has an almost syrupy consitency which blends well into the heat and savoury spice of the chilli and cayenne base. It has some really … Continue reading Restaurant Review – The Longhouse