Articles by Lisa

HEALTH

Men’s mental health The last year or so hasn’t been easy on anyone. Rates of depression and anxiety have risen considerably, but it’s thought that men may struggle more with mental health because they may be uncomfortable talking about things like feelings.  We live in a society where the majority of men are told that…

Salon 70

Back in style and safety The team at Salon 70 are thrilled to be seeing clients and creating great styles again.  Owner Sarah Jane Ironside explained, ‘Everything we use is hygienically cleaned after each client. We are all Barbicide trained and, in addition to our own PPE, we use disposable gowns, towels and capes for…

Behind the business

The Esslemont Bar & Restaurant Restaurant Manager Neil Davidson offers a peek behind the scenes at The Esslemont… I’ve been at the Esslemont since we opened in August 2019, first as Bar Manager, then as Restaurant Manager since the start of 2020. We had only been open for 6 months before the first lockdown hit.…

Beauty

Pampered tootsies The chances are that your feet haven’t taken much of your attention lately, especially as there haven’t been many opportunities to wear flip flops or strappy evening sandals.  If you’ve been living in furry boots and slippers for the past year, then you may find that your feet have changed shape and heels…

Rubislaw Park

The care home you’d choose for yourself There comes a time when we realise our parents, or indeed ourselves, are no longer able to live fully independent lives, taking care of all their own needs.  Yet we often feel reluctant to explore the possibility of a care home, even when we know that it can…

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