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  • Cake & Death: Things to do,see and eat in Vienna

    As with most things, I went for the corpses.  At least that’s how most of my trips start   – some death thing that I absolutely must see combined with SkyScanner dolling out the cheap flights.  Vienna may not have always…

    The Divisive Legacy of Karl Lagerfeld

    Upon the news of “Kaiser” Karl Lagerfeld’s death earlier this week social media seemed to be split between mourning a fashion icon to damning a man who has been called racist, sexist and fat-phobic.  All your faves are problematic and…

    Spotlight Emily Wylde: Pastel graves & carols for the dead

    Dia de los muertos or Day of the Dead has seeped in to the pop culture consciousness with sugar skull imagery and make-up tutorials 10 a penny.  And while pop culture certainly had its own influence on the traditional Mexican…

    Dia de los muertos or Day of the Dead has seeped in to the pop culture consciousness with sugar skull imagery and make-up tutorials 10 a penny.  And while pop culture certainly had its own influence on the traditional Mexican holiday (we can thank James Bond’s Spectre for the large parades less than a decade old)  - Dia de los Muertos is far from calaveras (skulls) and pageantry. When Scottish photographer Emily Wylde was invited over by Bran Symondsom she couldn’t have quite expected how much of a culture shock it would be.  A year later, she’s set to preview her first solo exhibition “Dia De Los Muertos” showcasing an array of intimate and often surreal snapshots from her time in Mexico.

    The problematic legacy of Hugh Hefner

    Few people can lay claim to a cultural legacy as prominent and divisive as the late media mogul Hugh Hefner. In fact social media is split between celebrating the life of one of publishings indisputable powerhouses; championing his contributions towards…

    If you’re reading this I’m already dead….and other stories

    “If you’re reading this I’m already dead.” It’s a familiar enough trope, but as we continue to live more of our lives online it’s also something we can expect to see more on our feeds. With apps like ifidie, Facebook…

    Let’s talk about Death baby

    What would you like to happen with your body after you die? Seriously. Cremation? Donate your body to science? Or maybe you’d prefer a Tibetan sky burial and have your body left in the mountain to be devoured by vultures?…

    on the death of che camille

    It is with a heavy heart ladies to bring you the news that Glasgow’s beloved Che Camille is no more. What I loved about Che Camille was their drive – the way they constantly remained innovative while supporting independent talent…


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