Single Review: Steam Powered Giraffe – Various Tracks

So first off, I have been a fan of this group since about 2011/2012 and it is one of my biggest regrets in life that I didn’t get a chance to go along with Tori B Bearly to see them when they came to the UK in August 2016 to perform at The Asylum Steampunk … Continue reading Single Review: Steam Powered Giraffe – Various Tracks

Food Review: Butterfly Pea Flower Tea (Tempo Tea Bar)

When I first heard of Butterfly Pea Flower through a YouTube video, my first thought was how cool it looked and wondered what made it react the way it does to citrus. My second thought was ‘magic, obviously.’ While that was quite a few years ago, I had the chance to finally try some of … Continue reading Food Review: Butterfly Pea Flower Tea (Tempo Tea Bar)

Single Review: Addison Grace – Party Killer

Addison Grace is a singer/songwriter and I have Tori B Bearly to thank for introducing me to her music, speaking of which, this isn’t my first time reviewing her music either. You can click here to see what I had to say about some of her cover songs, and you can click here, here and … Continue reading Single Review: Addison Grace – Party Killer

Single Review: Addison Grace – Honeysuckle

Addison Grace is a Utah based musician who is very popular on YouTube and Tik Tok, our contributor Tori B Bearly is a huge fan of hers. This is the third original track I’ve reviewed by the artist, and this time I will be discussing  ‘Honeysuckle’ which was released on January 29th 2021. You can … Continue reading Single Review: Addison Grace – Honeysuckle

Single Review: Gerry Cinnamon – Hope Over Fear

Gerard Crosbie, more commonly known by his stage name Gerry Cinnamon is a singer/songwriter from Castlemilk, one of the districts of Glasgow. He had been performing music for several years after returning from London, eventually forming a band called The Cinnamons alongside Chris Marshall, Lori Duncan, Dave Bass and Gav Hunter, with Gerry serving as … Continue reading Single Review: Gerry Cinnamon – Hope Over Fear

Food Review: HelloFresh Box

First off, each of the meals was prepared by the very talented Tori B Bearly, and you can see more of their cooking exploits by checking out The Sad Girls Cookbook. Now I’d seen HelloFresh advertised for several months, but a combination of laziness and desire not to change my eating habits kept me from … Continue reading Food Review: HelloFresh Box

Oreo Chocolate Bats

Halloween is a time of treats and spooks so why not mix the two! I originally came across the recipe inspiration on Pinterest which were Reese's Peanut Butter Cups with Oreo bat wings however as someone with a peanut allergy, I had to think of a way to try to make some bat friends that … Continue reading Oreo Chocolate Bats

Samhain – Witches New Year by Lilian Anderson

The 31st October and the surrounding days are a special time for many cultures, from the Día de Muertos (The Day of the Dead) in Mexico to the Christian All Saints' Day (also known as All Hallows' Day) and of course the secular Halloween celebrations. The pagan wheel of the year celebrates Samhain from sunset … Continue reading Samhain – Witches New Year by Lilian Anderson

Game Review: Among Us

Maybe the Imposters were the friends we made along the way. I promised myself I’d include that line in here somewhere and figured why shoot for organic content when nonsense works just as well.  Anyway, today I’ll be reviewing Among Us, a game originally released in mid 2018, which did not receive the attention it … Continue reading Game Review: Among Us

Food Review: Tempo Tea Bar Monthly Subscription Box 

If you’ve never been to Tempo Tea Bar in Glasgow's Queens Street, you’ve never truly experienced incredible bubble tea. Established in 2013 by May Gem, Tempo has strived from day one to provide excellent drinks, excellent treats and put back into the local community. While they’ve offered online deliveries of all of their items (from … Continue reading Food Review: Tempo Tea Bar Monthly Subscription Box 

Solo Musician Interview: Päter

To start with, can you tell us who you are, a little about you and your favorite flower and why? I’m Päter. I’m a musician based in Toronto. My favourite flower is the hibiscus one, because it’s big and topical and loud. What was the inspiration behind Dam, Damn? I was feeling really cynical on … Continue reading Solo Musician Interview: Päter

Let Them Bake Some Cakes: The Real Cost of Food by Victoria Anderson

When I was younger on a cold rainy day, when it was too miserable to go out and play and there was nothing good on TV my mum and I would cook. We’d make chillies and fruit scones. We’d make soups and stews and cakes and cookies. We’d watch Nigella Lawson then switch over to … Continue reading Let Them Bake Some Cakes: The Real Cost of Food by Victoria Anderson

Interview with Jamie Spafford (Sorted Food)

First of all, who are you and what got you into the hospitality industry? I’m Jamie Spafford and I’m one of the co-founders of Sorted Food, which I started with a group of old school friends over 10 years ago when we wanted to learn more about cooking. We’ve now built up a global community … Continue reading Interview with Jamie Spafford (Sorted Food)

Food Review: Veggie Dippers (McDonald’s)

McDonald’s is a fast food company, which started in America in 1940 and has since spread to over 100 countries, with over 37,855 outlets as of 2018. It was founded by siblings Richard and Maurice McDonald, neither of whom you’ll be surprised to learn were clowns, in fact the ‘popular’ McDonalds Mascot, Ronald McDonald wasn’t … Continue reading Food Review: Veggie Dippers (McDonald’s)

Cheats Pizza (Two Ways)

You’ll need -  For the dough: 1 cup plain flour 1/3 tsp salt 1tbs baking powder 2ts olive oil 1/3 cup warm water Or 2 cups plain flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup water For the sauce: 1 small onion 1 clove of garlic 1 pepper 800g of chopped tomatoes  3tbs of tomato puree 2tbs … Continue reading Cheats Pizza (Two Ways)