Berlin · Features · Germany · Glasgow · lifestyle · Music · nightlife · Scotland

Mogwai’s Barry Burns on beers, babies and Berlin

The Herald Arts Magazine, December 9 2017. HOME. Mogwai's Barry Burns is unsure where it is. He enjoys the easygoing way of life in Berlin where people still smoke in bars and swig beer on trains or while walking down the street. But Burns, who is a multi-instrumentalist for the postrockers, also loves the Glasgow… Continue reading Mogwai’s Barry Burns on beers, babies and Berlin

Berlin · Features · history · lifestyle · nightlife · weather

Magical things I’ve seen in Berlin

I was inspired to write this after spotting a gorgeous piece of artwork by Mari Andrew. Mari captures everyday life and emotions in her drawings, from being homesick to feeling broken hearted, alienated or alone to joyful moments; like buying a new scarf and how seeing a flock of birds in the sky can make you feel hopeful.… Continue reading Magical things I’ve seen in Berlin

Berlin · cycling · David Bowie · Germany · Holly Golightly · lifestyle

A new bike in a new town

The first time I saw my bike I fell in love. A German man in his 50s, wearing a navy boiler suit, was riding it out of a garage near Prinzenstraße U Bahn station. I saw it’s purple fade design rolling towards me and I knew I would take it home with me that day. You probably… Continue reading A new bike in a new town

Berlin · lifestyle · UK

I finally stopped being afraid of my body

Grazia, May 29 2017 Let’s just get this out there – I love bodies. I smile when I spot freckled skin, fleshy arms and hairy chests. I love curves on a long torso and wonky toes. I admire big noses and bottoms with a bit of life about them. The human body has always fascinated… Continue reading I finally stopped being afraid of my body

lifestyle · opinion

What it’s like to live with your parents at thirty

Refinery 29, April 12, 2017 It’s Friday night and I’m enjoying a well-earned wine and some trashy TV with one of my favourite people in the world. But it's not my boyfriend on the sofa passing me crisps. It's not even a reliable girlfriend or flatmate. It’s actually my mum, who I live with along… Continue reading What it’s like to live with your parents at thirty