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Interiors

Kitchen refresh They say the kitchen is the heart of the home, but lately, it’s been servicing as the office and school room too, so show it some love. Show a little love with some bright decorative accents to refresh your space. It might be a change of colour scheme, a plant pot made by…

Kids

School’s out! The school holidays are upon us. From now till the middle of August, we’ll all be looking for ways to keep the kids entertained, especially since heading abroad isn’t on the cards.  Luckily, lots of places are opening up again, meaning this summer offers more options than last year. Here’s our pick of…

Travel

Marvellous Moray If you’re staycationing this year, then Moray may be just what you’re looking for. Temperature wise, it’s not exactly Mauritius, but it does have its own microclimate, which means that it’s often warmer and sunnier than the rest of the country. As it’s just sixty miles from Aberdeen, the kids don’t have time…

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…

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.…

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