Vegans: “We’re not all in your face!”

Glasgow’s first My Big Fat Vegan Christmas event took place on Saturday. 35 small businesses and charities took up stalls at The Briggait to showcase their vegan-friendly products, from clothes to cakes, aromas and jewellery. Audrey's Vegan Cakes Event hosts Nina Rennie and Elisha Martin, owners of Generation Veg, said the aim of the event... Continue Reading →

One week in Calais

“Should life have dealt a different hand, these haggard faces could belong to you or I” Brian Bilson One month ago, I made a spontaneous decision to go to France for a week to volunteer with Help Refugees UK (HRUK) and Refugee Community Kitchen (RCK). The HRUK Instagram account came up as a suggested follow,... Continue Reading →

Hundreds gather in support of Kurds under Turkish attack

Hundreds gathered in solidarity with Kurdistan on Saturday afternoon in Glasgow’s City Centre. Yellow, red and green lit up the Buchanan Street steps as members of Glasgow’s Kurdish community demonstrated against the recent Turkish attacks in North-East Syria. Various people took to the microphone to deliver speeches, poetry and music. Among the speakers were trade... Continue Reading →

Don’t slag off passions, encourage them.

When used correctly, social media can be an excellent tool for kick-starting a career. Just look at the surge of MUAs and PTs whose client-base is largely built on Instagram. But taking that initial step to put yourself out there can be daunting. For many, fearing what others think is enough to put them off. I used to be one of those people.

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