Articles by Lisa

Pryde of Scotland

When John Pryde sold his furnishings business, he grasped the opportunity to become a full time artist. We found out more about his intriguing work… ‘At 17, I left Brora and came to Aberdeen to study fashion and textile design at Grays School of Art, then started a career in retail visual display’, John explained.…

Aberdeenshire-based Twin River distillery launches craft whisky product after £200k investment

Newly launched Banchory-based Twin River Distillery is expanding its craft drink offering with the production and laying down of its first casks of Twin River Whisky Twin River comes from the team behind Deeside Brewery and has recently invested over £200k in the distillery to accommodate the production of its spirits, with plans for new…

Its beginning to look a lot like Christmas

We know it seems a bit early, but there are so many Christmas events around the region that a bit of early planning is essential if you’re going to make the most of the run up to December 25th. So look out your furry Santa hat, indulge in an early mince pie or two and…

Portland: The Maine attraction

© Courtesy VisitPortland.com/GPCVB+Cynthia Farr-Weinfeld America is so vast, you can spend a lifetime exploring and still never stumble upon some of the country’s best destinations. Fortunately for me, it only took me forty years to discover Portland, Maine. Just a two-hour bus ride from Boston, Portland’s charm lies in the seamless union between historic seaside village…

Lethenty Cabinet Makers

Traditional craftmanship for modern kitchens When it comes to modern kitchens, sometimes traditional materials and craftsmanship are best. Lethenty Cabinetmakers have a reputation for creating outstanding bespoke kitchens and custom made furniture.   The company, headed up by Graeme Winram, employs five specialist cabinetmakers and is widely regarded as a centre of woodworking excellence. Customers…

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