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…

The infantalisation of beauty: Is our love of unicorns doing more harm …

Guys, I think we might have a unicorn problem. Well, not so much a unicorn problem than a full blown mythical creature obsession. From mermaids to unicorns, high fantasy has become a cultural touchstone in beauty. Far from a flash…

Vagina highlighter is a thing

It feels like women of the internet are having a collective aneurysm following the launch of the now viral vaginal highlighter.  Never before has there quite been a product that really raises more questions than it answers. The first being,…

Small Investments: The Life changing Magic of Building a Home

Less is more. Okay, sure. I mean, that’s fine if you subscribe to “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying up.” Minimalism is so chic. Fold your socks and keep things that only are practical/bring you joy.  Let’s slide past the…

Take Me to the Trading House

The Trading House is the latest adition to Glasgow’s burgeoning dining scene.  Combining casual dining with a rich and varied cocktail bar, The Trading House sets itself as a metropolitan up-market pub. Mixing cardomen and pineapple cocktails with home comfort…

Heverlee at Tontine

The Merchant City is right on my door step, and for better and for worse, for me it’s been defined primarily by the street market and overcrowded streets. While I appreciate fancy pancakes and several kinds of cheeses as much…

That time Betty and I decided to start vlogging

I guess it’s been a long time coming. I’ve always been curious about vlogging (self confessed YouTube addict) so it was always going to happen sooner or later.  Armed with little more than our phones, a mini tripod and our…

Think Boutique & Rapu Nui Gallery Take Byres Road Back for Christmas

No strangers to a cheeky wee pop up, Think Boutique and Rapu Nui Gallery are returning this Thursday to Byres Road with their latest month long pop up. Just in time for Christmas me thinks! Byres Road was/is still one…