An ode to the local coffee shop

17th November 2021

Margaret Hartness reflects on what a cosy cafe has to offer over franchises. I’ve recently moved out for my last year of university, to my great relief. Suddenly the streets are no longer city streets, but my neighbourhood streets, imbued with a sense of newfound (relative) freedom.  This was accompanied with other changes of course. ...

Coffee and cake for one?

17th November 2021

Five places to curl up with a book in the West End.  As an avid reader, I love going around the West End searching for new spots to read. After living in Glasgow for a year, I have come to cherish those little unique cozy cafes and outdoor spaces that have become a haven to ...

Coffee table books you’ll actually want to read

17th November 2021

Yulia Ovcharova suggests book-lovers’ alternatives to the Dior, Prada and Chanel books lining influencers’ shelves. The greatest Roman orator, Marcus Tillius Cicero, is usually credited for the quote: “A room without books is like a body without a soul”. Whilst many people will probably find books as vital as Cicero’s alleged quote implies, some take ...