The Origins of Killieween by Lilian Anderson

The town I grew up in, Kilmarnock, located in the West of Scotland has many strange and interesting traditions, from the paper roses that the bride to be wears before marriage to the ‘Paper Roses’ that are sung at Rugby Park (the home of Kilmarnock F.C), to the obsessive cleaning of EVERYTHING before the bells … Continue reading  The Origins of Killieween by Lilian Anderson

Single Review: Meg Lawrenson – Use My Body

'Use My Body' is the latest single from Meg Lawrenson. She is taking the pop scene by storm, and it is clear to see why.  She has a pop edge which makes her stand out. She does not boast the cheesy pop which we hear all too often these days, and that is what makes … Continue reading Single Review: Meg Lawrenson – Use My Body

Single Review: Complex – Where We Came From

Complex is the UK hip hop gem which is sending shockwaves across the scene. He is bright, charismatic and inspires with each release. His latest track 'Where We Came From' is a covenant to his character. He speaks clearly about his past, and it makes for an honest listen. His emotion is dripping all over … Continue reading Single Review: Complex – Where We Came From

Bewitching Midsummer by Lilian Anderson

Tonight is the night that the fae and magical creatures come to play tricks and cast pixie dust as we slumber, If the bard is to be believed that is. Shakespeare’s Midsummer's Night Dream has been a favourite of mine for a long time. But for many years before Puck, Bottom, Tatiana and Oberon Midsummer … Continue reading Bewitching Midsummer by Lilian Anderson

Top 10: Female Comedians (UK)

So I have been a fan of comedy, in particular stand-up nearly my entire life, not only did it provide many an enjoyable night, but it also helped me to develop a sense of humour as a defence mechanism growing up and showed me that it was possible to make a living by making people … Continue reading Top 10: Female Comedians (UK)

Top 10: Male Comedians (UK)

So I have been a fan of comedy, in particular stand-up nearly my entire life, not only did it provide many an enjoyable night, but it also helped me to develop a sense of humour as a defence mechanism growing up and showed me that it was possible to make a living by making people … Continue reading Top 10: Male Comedians (UK)

Product Review: Vegan Steak Bake (Greggs)

I’ve talked about Greggs before, in fact the last time was when I was reviewing their Vegan Sausage Roll, which you can check out here if you are interested. So I won’t give you the full introduction to the company, what I will say is that Greggs is a UK based bakery chain, which sells … Continue reading Product Review: Vegan Steak Bake (Greggs)

Author Interview: L. Salt

First off, tell me about yourself? My pen name is L. Salt and I am an emerging, multi-genre writer from the UK.  I studied History of World Culture and did Master’s Degree in Art Expertise at the St. Petersburg University of Culture and Arts.   I was born in Belarus and have lived for many years … Continue reading Author Interview: L. Salt

Last Bank In Town: Sweeping RBS Closures in Scotland

Over the festive period while people were buying last minute gifts or stocking up for Christmas dinner RBS (Royal Bank of Scotland) announced that it would be making further closures throughout Scotland. Locally branches in North Ayrshire, namely Kilbirnie, Saltcoats and Kilwinning are up for the chop. This will hit Ayrshire particularly hard because its … Continue reading Last Bank In Town: Sweeping RBS Closures in Scotland