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Winter Scottish Blogger Event Roundup


There is so much more to blogging than attending fancy fashion events, being showered with goodie bags and glugging champagne with fellow ‘influencers’. In fact, this blog post by Alice from Twenty-Something City nails the often glamourous misconceptions about being a blogger that are accompanied by shit tons of hard work that goes on behind the scenes. However, I’m not going to lie and say that blogger and brand events aren’t a huge perk of the job, and winter is definitely a jam-packed time, so I thought I’d do a roundup here of my favourite happenings attended over the last few months for anyone curious!


Campfire Session 002: Cymatics with Richard Jahn

richard jahn campfire

Last week I was invited to Campfire Session 002, a live music performance and light installation by Edinburgh-based creative studio Campfire at Printworks Studios in Leith.  Inspired by the theme of fluidity, form, colour and cymatics, this unique experience featured an exclusive debut session with Richard Jahn, experimental London-based songwriter, DJ and producer.


Procrastination Station: My Top 10 Most Addictive Podcasts


Its deadline season, which for me means fully embracing stressful student life whilst working and freelancing full time, and hunkering down with engaging podcasts, rather than music, whilst getting work done. I’ve been listening to podcasts pretty much 8 hours a day now, so I thought I’d share my top ten favourite podcasts that I am unashamedly addicted to. I hope you can give me some recommendations in the comments too because I’m running out of episode to binge on!


What the hell is a “Fashion Communication” course?

Ruth MacGilp Heriot Watt University

Lots of people have been asking me what it is that I actually do at uni, as my course it the only one of its kind in Scotland and is not exactly a traditional fashion course! I am currently in my second year of studying a BA in Fashion Communication at the School of Textiles and Design, the Scottish Borders campus of Heriot-Watt University. Read more to delve into the details of my degree, and let me know if you have any questions!


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