Managing your mental health

Today is World Mental Health Day and it’s all about raising awareness and encouraging conversation about mental health problems of all kinds. A report released this August showed that 1 in 4 university students suffer with mental health problems such as depression or anxiety, so it’s vital to talk about these issues – and to seek […]

#MondayMeals: Polenta Fries With Parmesan Cheese and Truffle

This week we’ve got the lovely folk at Nomad taking over. They recently set up Nomad Pizza as part of the revamped Taste of Buchanan food court at the top of Buchanan Galleries in Glasgow. This Scottish company focus on serving fantastic wood fired pizza and delicious sides. Luckily for us they’ve been nice enough to […]

#MondayMeals: Smokin Bro’s Smoked Pulled Pork with Spicy Ketchup

Smokin Bro’s Smoked Pulled Pork with Spicy Ketchup Smokin’ Bros are a couple of friends from Edinburgh aiming to bring you the most lip-smacking lovely selection of smoked meats. This week the boys share their secret pulled pork recipe with us. Trust us, this ain’t one to miss!   Ingredients Rub 3 tbsp paprika 1 […]

Surviving cold and flu season

All morning at Source Towers, we’ve been complaining. It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s getting dark earlier and earlier. Strictly is back on the telly. At least three of us are coughing and sneezing – yep, autumn is here! As we’ve been reminded, autumn often brings something with it a succession of coughs, sneezes and sniffles. […]

#MondayMeals: Fearne Cotton’s Sri Lankan vegetable curry

Many moons ago, before Rex and Honey came along, Jesse and I went on a far-flung adventure to Sri Lanka. It is such a vibrant country where the people smile from the heart and the food is made with care. On the entire trip, there wasn’t a dish I didn’t love.  This curry is inspired by […]

Selena Gomez has been treated for lupus but what is it?

when your lyrics are on the bottle 😛 #ad A photo posted by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on Jun 25, 2016 at 2:03pm PDT She’s young, talented and beautiful. To the outside world it looks like Selena Gomez has the perfect life.  So fans were shocked yesterday to hear that Selena, 24, is seeking treatment for panic […]

Let’s talk about mental health #nofilter

We started #myunfilteredlife so people felt they could talk about mental health and it could encourage people to challenge stigma. It has been great to see the reaction. We wanted people to see that it can be okay to share what we usually keep hidden, that it is okay to share our unfiltered lives, in […]

Freshers: Should you get the meningitis vaccine?

Freshers’ Week. The count down is officially on. You’ve bought a new duvet set. Packed your pants. Smuggled your soft toys into the suitcase. You are officially ready to leave home and embark on student life. See ya mum! But have you thought about getting vaccinated against meningitis? I know, it’s not really top of […]

#MondayMeals: Madeleine Shaw’s Moroccan Stew

There’s nothing quite like a warming stew. It’s no secret that I have a love affair with my slow cooker – I just love the way it transforms even less-popular cuts of meat into restaurant-worthy meals and this beef stew is no exception. If you fancy a change, this works just as well with lamb. New recipe – warming spiced […]