The Big Interview: The Vamps

When The Vamps landed their first number one album back in July, it marked the dawn of a new era for the foursome – this time, Brad, Connor, Tristan and James mean business. We caught up with drummer Tristan to find out what life’s like at the top of the charts The Vamps are radio […]

Freshers’ food: mastering the basics of the kitchen

Moving away from home for college or uni means you’ll be learning a lot of more than introduction to psychologic and molecular biology. There’s a lot of ‘life skills’ you’ll have to master too. Sorting your washing, contemplating ironing (then realising it’s easier to just hang things up carefully), making your own doctors appointments, remembering to lock […]

New on Netflix…September 2017

Narcos 1 September Back for a season three, the high action, edge of your seat viewing of Narcos is here to consume your free time. Despite the death of real-life kingpin, Pablo Escobar, in season two, this time round you will get all the juicy drama of the Cali Cartel – expect new and old […]

Let’s go to the movies… September 2017

Patti Cake$ 1 September Wannabe rapper Patricia Dombrowski (Danielle Macdonald), aka Killa P aka Patti Cake$, is after fame in her small-town New Jersey home. As a white woman, it’s not the most straightforward of journeys. The critics loved it, and Amy Schumer is also a fan. Good for fans of Hustle & Flow and […]

Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park

Forget T in the Park, Social Bite’s Sleep in the Park is where it’s at. The charity is working to end homelessness in Scotland by hosting the biggest (outside) sleepover ever – featuring some pretty cool names. Grab your sleeping bag and sleep rough in Edinburgh’s West Princes Street Gardens to raise some serious dolla […]

Blooming in business – Mud Urban Flowers 🌻

Launched in March of this year, Mud Urban Flowers have certainly blossomed into one of the chicest florist brands in Glasgow. With big future plans in motion we spoke to owner Chloe Milligan to find out what it takes to become a florist and run a successful business at only 24 years old. What sparked […]

The return of Taylor Swift

A post shared by Taylor Swift (@taylorswift) on Aug 23, 2017 at 9:39am PDT One massive world tour, a nasty public break-up, a sexual assault case (where she came across as a total boss – and got justice) and total disappearance from social media later, and Taylor Swift is back. In the middle of the […]

NTK: Meningitis

If you’re heading off to uni this September, chances are you’re preoccupied thinking about your course, your flat, your flatmates – will you get on with them? – and your new surroundings. You’re not thinking about meningitis. Why would you be? Well, first year university students, especially those who move into halls of residence, are […]

YOUR VIEW: Why we need a reading revival

We live in an age of instant gratification. And I’ll be the first to admit, as an Instagram addict, regular tweeter, and serial Netflix-binger, that I am a victim of this. Yet it saddens me all the same, because not only has this new lifestyle negatively affected our self-esteem and attention spans (and that’s only […]