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Glasgow Goes Green

Discover sustainable living facts, fun and food in this preview of Glasgow Goes Green festival. Continue reading

Girls and their Mothers

    Busting the myth ‘like mother like daughter’ is Scottish photographer Kim Simpson. Showcasing in East Kilbride Central Library – from May 28 to June 30 – Simpson’s exhibition, Mothers and their Daughters, celebrates individuality. She said: “I have been inspired by the experiences of raising my daughter, Lamaya, who is of mixed race. … Continue reading

Junk Kouture

Proving one man’s junk is another man’s treasure is recycled fashion show Junk Kouture. Coming to Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall on February 5 (7pm) the event will see Scottish school kids take the runway. Competing in small teams the high school students will present couture outfits they have made from purely recycled material. As if … Continue reading

Merchant City Festival

Preparations have begun for this year’s Merchant City festival and it promises to be the biggest yet. Running twice the length of previous events, the 2015 bill will span July 25 – August 2. Festival Executive Producer, Lorenzo Mele, said: “The 2014 Festival was exceptional because it supported the Commonwealth Games, acting as the cultural … Continue reading

Say It Aint Sew

As clothes became cheaper the art of sewing waned, but the craft fought back and was reborn as recreation. Programmes like The Sewing Bee capitalised on this trend, reflecting the latest wave of interest. Costume designer, Iona Barker said: “The image of sewing has shifted over the years from something girly to something androgynous and … Continue reading

Charity shopping

My love of charity shops started as a child, when my twin and I would follow our gran through hordes of toys and books. The years passed, as did my gran, but the love remained. As my twin moved away first to Aberdeen, then to London she found comfort in their thrift shops; different yet … Continue reading

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