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
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
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!
So I'll admit I don't travel up to Ayr much, being located in Kilmarnock it's cheaper and just as quick to head to Glasgow if we have the money and fancy a shop. However because Tori B Bearly is currently studying graphic design at Ayrshire College and most if not all of their media based … Continue reading Boom!
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
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
* While you're here, why not check out my Restaurant Review of Jordan's other business venture, Pings Pizza & Wings, which has just gone up on site. 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 … Continue reading American Munchies
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 Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland
So as part of our ongoing aim to develop and grow as a platform, we are in the process of broadening what we do here on Off the Record, this includes adding some new sections and new subjects to talk about, so with that in mind, check out our very first retail store review. So … Continue reading Anime Gallery