St. Andrew’s Day

St. Andrew’s Day

    On November 30th the world celebrates St Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s national day. It’s party time in Scotland, there are events being held around the world, are you joining in the celebrations?   What is St Andrew’s Day? The 30th November is St. Andrew’s Day,the feast day of Saint Andrew, the patron saint of Scotland. […]

Movember with added Scot Street Style at Harvey Nichols

Movember with added Scot Street Style at Harvey Nichols

    Movember came with added Scot Street Style to Harvey Nichols in Edinburgh last weekend. Every November, men all over the world are encouraged to sport the  finest beards and moustaches for Movember, to raise awareness of men’s health issues. To show support for this great cause, the commercial and the creative worlds  joined […]

Do you have Scot Street Style?

Do you have Scot Street Style?

Those of you using social media may have become aware of a new hashtag popping up with increasing regularity: #ScotStreetStyle.  Collaborating with Harvey Nichols for their Movember event in the Edinburgh store on 16th of this month, Scot Street Style is rapidly becoming a player in the Scottish style and creative community, but who are […]

The ups and downs of social media

The ups and downs of social media

Image courtesy of www.thedrum.com I’ve been on an extended holiday from Facebook and Twitter for three months. In the main, it was because I felt overly distracted.  I was also starting to question WHY I was using social media in the first place. I was a late Facebook adopter but decided to plumb the depths […]

Pop, Power and Politics

Pop, Power and Politics

Parliament and pop art may seem like unlikely bed fellows, but Scottish Parliament is hosting a free exhibition of more than forty Andy Warhol works of art exploring the themes of power and politics. Including Andy Warhol’s ‘Flash – November 22, 1963’ screen prints about the assassination of John F. Kennedy and his portrait of Scots-American philanthropist […]

The unknown woman of the Seine

The unknown woman of the Seine

I heard a rather beautiful story this week and wanted to share it with you. During the first decades of the 20th century, copies of a young woman’s death mask were widely sold in France and Germany and hung on the walls of many homes.  To this day, no one knows the name of the […]

Tick Tock, Tick Tock

Tick Tock, Tick Tock

  Everyone expects things to go a bit peculiar in October.  It is the spooky month after all.  But things appear to have taken a slightly more morbid twist than normal in the press recently. “We’re building a watch that counts down your life, in order to make the world a better place!” claim Tikker, the […]

Doll me up

Doll me up

  Glennifer’s Eyes, Jennifer Glen This is just what Jennifer Glen, a recent graduate of Glasgow School of Art aspires to do with her jewellery designs. Glennifer’s Eyes, Jennifer Glen  “My work is based around dolls, from the aesthetic qualities, to the emotional connections to them as children. The aim of the work is to […]

Friends of the Graveyard

Friends of the Graveyard

  I had a brilliant day out at Edinburgh’s Doors Open Day when I was treated to a guided tour of the Calton New Burial Ground.  In 2010, this graveyard, along with four others in Edinburgh’s World Heritage site, was placed on the World Monument’s Watch List, and identified as a site of international importance that […]

Strange Bathroom Goings-on

Strange Bathroom Goings-on

We love innovative design at Pinso, and on that basis, I felt compelled to share this little piece of joy I found on the internet earlier in the  week.   Is your bathroom boring?  Do you need to bring more pizzazz to your ablutions? Well then, AquaOne may just have the solution with their bizarre […]

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