Hotel, Boatel, Holiday Inn? Stay on a boat in the heart of Edinburgh

Hotel, Boatel, Holiday Inn? Stay on a boat in the heart of Edinburgh

The houseboats on the Thames in London or on the canals of Amsterdam are not something you'd expect to see in the centre of Edinburgh but tucked away in the Lochrin Basin is the Fo ...

Finding Vivian Maier: documentary released in UK

Finding Vivian Maier: documentary released in UK

We were very excited back in 2012 to bring you the fascinating story of Vivian Maier, the reclusive street photographer whose previously unseen work was discovered in a Chicago auc ...

Plans to restore Coco Chanel’s highland retreat approved

Plans to restore Coco Chanel’s highland retreat approved

Back in 2012 we ran a feature about proposals to turns the highland retreat shared by Coco Chanel and Hugh Grosvenor, the 2nd Duke of Westminster into a chic boutique hotel: those ...

Cool treehouse from Blue Forest Design

Cool treehouse from Blue Forest Design

Treehouses are having a moment just now. British design firm Blue Forest, who specialise in tree house design, was commissioned by a family to create a luxury treehouse for them an ...

Dunfermline Retailer nominated for Scottish Fashion Awards

Dunfermline Retailer nominated for Scottish Fashion Awards

Maggie's Farm, a fashion retailer with stores in Dunfermline and Dundee, has been nominated for the Scottish Retailer of the Year as part of the Scottish Fashion Awards. The 2014 e ...

Twenty One Pilots and Catfish:  new for T in the Park this weekend

Twenty One Pilots and Catfish: new for T in the Park this weekend

It's T in the Park this weekend and to celebrate here are tunes from two bands making their debut at the festival this year. First up is a gentle offering from Ohio's Twenty One Pi ...

Anyone for tennis? The hipsters at 1970s Wimbledon

Anyone for tennis? The hipsters at 1970s Wimbledon

Before this year's Wimbledon becomes a dim and distant memory check out the hipsters at 1970s Wimbledon in these photographs for Life magazine. ...

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Plans to restore Coco Chanel’s highland retreat approved

Back in 2012 we ran a feature about proposals to turns the highland retreat shared by Coco Chanel and Hugh Grosvenor, the 2nd Duke of Westminster into a chic boutique hotel: those plans have now been approved by Highland Council. Empty for more than 60 years, Rosehall Estate near Lairg in Sutherland, will now more ...

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Finding Vivian Maier: documentary released in UK

We were very excited back in 2012 to bring you the fascinating story of Vivian Maier, the reclusive street photographer whose previously unseen work was discovered in a Chicago auctionhouse by John Maloof. The lifetime's worth of stunning pictures are these days celebrated the world over and now a brilliant n more ...

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The perfect Italian loaf – baked in Crossgates, Fife

Jock Sharp has slept for just four hours in the last two days. We caught up with  the joiner turned baker on Sunday at the Walled Garden near Kincardine and heard how the wonderful real breads he and his wife Fiona make at their bakery in Crossgates have found such an enthusiastic audience among the bread con more ...

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