Andrew Brookes stretches out on a brown leather Chesterfield sofa, a coffee maker and drinks trolley adding to the home-from-home furnishings that give his studio and offices the feel of a modest New Town apartment.
Putting trust in affordable homes Ann Leslie is enjoying a pot of tea in Brown’s in Edinburgh’s George Street and musing over achieving a significant milestone in providing badly needed homes. As chief executive of LAR Housing Trust, she has overseen its first ever design and build development of affordable flats on the site of a […]
Mounted in a corner of Trevor Jones’ white-walled art studio is a collection of pages of the Financial Times, each superimposed with striking painted images, none more shocking than that of a man holding a gun to his head.
Live entertainment One of the UK’s most successful independent comedy clubs will open its first Scottish venue early next year. Currently under renovation at a site on the city’s Renfrew Street, the 400-seat Glee Club Glasgow will officially open in February. Founded nearly 25 years ago, Glee has hosted top names including Jimmy Carr, Kevin […]
A boutique music promoter is unveiling a vision to help develop the city’s reputation for live performances. Edinburgh Music Lovers is the brainchild of former music journalist and PR specialist Jim Byers and will kick off at Summerhall with a debut Scottish appearance by critically acclaimed American musician Colin Stetson. Mr Byers believes that, despite issues with […]