Eve Muirhead: Calling the shot

It’s not every day that you get to speak with a medal-winning Olympian, so we were pretty pumped to have a chat with Eve Muirhead, a Scottish sports star who has excelled in the curling world. We asked her a bit about why she got into the sport, if it’s moving away from its “old person’s game” […]

Making it in the tech business

We doff our hats to an Edinburgh-based cyber-security company, who have been shortlisted for the UK’s most Innovative Small Cyber Security Company of the year. ZoneFox started off as a PhD project for 34-year-old Jamie Graves, but after completing his studies at Napier University found that the small business had the potential to grow. We […]

On the job: admin apprentice Hannah Sheridan

With it being Scottish Apprenticeship Week, we thought we’d have a chat with our very own Modern Apprentice Hannah Sheridan. Hannah’s been with Source’s parent company, DC Publishing, since last September. Her official title is ‘admin assistant’, but she’s working towards an SVQ in business administration. Hannah explains why she chose to do an MA, and […]

Top Scots: Victoria Easton, Radio 1 Breakfast Show producer

While we almost cried when our Radio 1 fave Matt Fincham announced he was leaving his role as producer on the Breakfast Show to go work with Annie Mac in the evenings, we were delighted to hear a Scottish accent cropping up in his place – welcome to new producer, Victoria Easton! Victoria’s been working […]

Mhairi Black: Britain’s Youngest MP Since 1667

Who said politics was boring? Very few expected last night’s General Election result to be so clear-cut, with the Conservatives likely to win with a majority government, Labour leader Ed Miliband looking set to quit and the party left with just one MP in Scotland, and the SNP gaining an incredible total of 56 seats […]

Making it in music

Let’s be honest – how many people do you meet that say they want to be a musician, a pop star or a rock star, and how many actually make it? Shows like The X Factor make the music business seem so straight forward, but the reality of making it in music is much tougher […]

ON THE JOB: Master chef, Australia

Leaving school is a daunting prospect for anyone, especially if you don’t have a job or further education options lined up. From the east end of Glasgow to the north east of Australia, Alastair Waddell has turned a part-time pub job into an exotic flourishing career in the kitchen. An award-winning Executive Chef at one of […]

Kenny Boyle: Centre Stage

It’s easy to forget in a celebrity-mad world that there are amazing people who are still up and coming on the acting scene – and set to make a huge impression. Kenny Boyle, co-founder of the Sonic Boom Theatre Company, is one of Scotland’s rising stars. Having set up a theatre company fresh out of […]

DREAM JOB: Fashion Reporter

Ruairidh Pritchard (pictured right) graduated with a BA in journalism from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2011, and now works for SHOP Magazine, the luxury shopping and travel guide published by Global Blue (ww.globalblue.com), covering over 50 destinations worldwide with a readership of over 4 million, making them the world’s largest publisher of free distribution shopping […]