Monthly Archives: July 2011

Opening a vein

Women in the G12 district of Glasgow have built up something of a reputation in The Herald Diary for their devotion to cats. My 17-year-old life companion ‘Bramble’ sadly passed away last week, almost taking me with her when she … Continue reading

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Today’s Scotland’s Homes

Check out page 2 of today’s Scotland’s Homes in The Herald for property news, including beautiful Boards Farm, which would be an ideal property for Brad Pitt to rent when he comes to Glasgow next month (see above), and why … Continue reading

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At Home with Scottish Shoe Designer Emily Lamb

Just like Jimmy Choo, Manolo Blahnik and Emma Hope, the name Emily Lamb looks destined to become part of our fashion vocabulary through her eponymous range of desirable footwear. Since securing a place at the London College of Fashion at … Continue reading

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Made in Scotland

Jeweller Alison Macleod Back in the 1960s, when craft was a by-word for cool, government agencies such as the now defunct Highlands & Islands Development Board did much to attract makers to the area, and before long, even the tiniest … Continue reading

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Heart & Sole at Kelly Gallery

Heart & Sole at the RGI Kelly Gallery First solo show from Rebecca Barnett You are cordially invited to the private view of Rebecca Barnett’s first solo show, Heart & Sole, at the RGI Kelly Gallery, 118 Douglas Street, Glasgow … Continue reading

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Family life at Joan Eardley’s Catterline Cottage

It’s down to accident rather than design that artist Stuart Buchanan has lived and worked in the former homes of not one but two celebrated artists of undeniable brilliance – Scottish Colourist JD Fergusson (1874-1961), and Joan Eardley (1921-1963) one … Continue reading

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Cocktails from Browns at scotlandart’s Edinburgh gallery

Gallery Invitation Cocktail Evening Thursday 14th July, 6.30pm-9.00pm Edinburgh gallery, 2 St Stephen Place Stockbridge Edinburgh EH3 5AJ You and your guests are warmly invited to join us for a lovely summer’s eve at’s Edinburgh gallery, with complimentary … Continue reading

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Jan Patience recommends………the art of Charlie O’Sullivan

ARTIST RETURNS TO HER ROOTS Here’s a show recommended by art lover/columnist/blogger, Jan Patience whose judgement is as finely tuned as her writing is well informed and engaging. ONE of the brightest talents emerging from the buzzing art scene of … Continue reading

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Apartment living in Glasgow

When Woody Allen wisecracked that he didn’t want to live on in his work, he wanted to live on in his apartment, no doubt he was talking about a ritzy Upper East Side piece of Manhattan real estate. Such has … Continue reading

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Wish list from BoConcept

  MAKE A WISH……BOCONCEPT’S NEW GIFT LIST SERVICE Danish furniture retailer BoConcept has launched a new gift service –the ‘Wish List’ – which allows customers, as a group, to contribute towards a joint gift for a wedding, housewarming, birthday or … Continue reading

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