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


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!


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

Album Review: Alestorm – Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum (Reviewed By Me, Big G)

Yo Ho Ho and a bottle of shut up and be serious for a second.  I’m reviewing the latest Alestorm album here.  Alestorm being a band with two members who were caught being shit people in a band group chat.  Not this band it should be noted, but Gloryhammer where they are also writers and … Continue reading Album Review: Alestorm – Seventh Rum of a Seventh Rum (Reviewed By Me, Big G)

New Horizons (Part 1) by John Foster

A couple of years ago I wrote a book about music. The first pandemic lockdown was a month old; no one had any idea as to how long it might last, nor how it might end. We all shared similar fears, worries and concerns. But now that I was working from home, I found that … Continue reading New Horizons (Part 1) by John Foster

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