Build yourself a merry little Christmas

(Stationery 'Sundays' aren't just for Sundays.) Who would have thought that when we read about the Wise Men’s questionable gift choices, the only thing we’d take from the Holy celebration would be the ‘gift’ element. Working in an art store, I sell Christmas cards, decorations and gifts to hundreds of customers every shift. The scene … Continue reading Build yourself a merry little Christmas

Top 3 Magazines You Should be Reading

Ugh, I just love fresh magazines. There's something so pleasurable in familiarising yourself with the contents in each new edition - getting to witness crisp, glossy (or matte) pages turn grubby under your finger tips. The filthier they get, the greater the testimony to good reading. As you may have seen in one of my previous posts, I … Continue reading Top 3 Magazines You Should be Reading

Let’s talk about TYPOGRAPHY

Typography; is the art and technique of arranging type to make written language legible, readable, and appealing when displayed. The arrangement of type involves selecting typefaces, point size, line length, line-spacing, letter-spacing, and adjusting the space within letters pairs. ~ Bing Typography is just wonderful. From the wet spiralled ink - carefully, delicately, specifically ringed … Continue reading Let’s talk about TYPOGRAPHY

Stationery Sunday: The Works really has the works!

There has been many-a-time when strolling through shopping centres people have remarked upon the emptiness of them - and, by 'empty' I mean that the quality of shops on offer in many shopping malls now has reduced drastically over the recent years, most particularly in regional areas. I'm talking about £1 shops, 'c'mere till I fix … Continue reading Stationery Sunday: The Works really has the works!

Interview: Julie Govan, Miss Scotland 2015 Finalist

n this month's edition of The Student Advertiser we will be looking at the misconceptions surrounding the beauty industry - more prominently, 'pageants' and the clear differences between these and Mr/Miss... competitions. And so, to complete this process I spoke to Lanarkshire's very own Miss Julie Govan about the truth behind such issues and her experience in … Continue reading Interview: Julie Govan, Miss Scotland 2015 Finalist

18 Occassions You Vowed NEVER to Speak to Your Siblings Again

'18 Occasions...' was published in Cult Noise Magazine in July, 2015. You can read it here! (Jennifer, Zoe? This one's for you.) The days of matching outfits and coordinated bedrooms may have, at last, passed on to reveal the true foundations of a good relationship with our siblings –  lets just call them friends. But, there were times when the ever-present … Continue reading 18 Occassions You Vowed NEVER to Speak to Your Siblings Again