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Event: Doors Open Days

Scotland's largest free festival celebrating heritage Fancy seeing inside Shearer Candles factory? Or how about noseying around the Sheriff Court? Well you can, and it's free! The Glasgow Doors Open Days Festival bookings open at 10am today (23rd August) and include around 116 buildings, 50 walks/tours as well as talks and events across the city.

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Travel: 5 ways to prep for a camping trip

5 Essential tips for preparing for a camping trip It's camping season so we have pulled out our camping gear from the back of the hall cupboard! Now, in the process of packing, we've put together 5 tips to help prep for a camping trip. These might seem a bit common sense like, but as

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Everything you need to know about Mugstock festival

This Friday (28th July) sees the return of MugStock Festival. This is the first time that I'll be visiting, though Mr Foodie was there for one day last year, so I'm looking forward to a proper campsite music festival as it's been a wee while since I was at T in the Park or the Reading Festival! If you haven't heard

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Event: Charity Fashion Weekend Set For West End

SS17, prosecco and music in the name of charity at the Byres Road Fashion Showcase On Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd at 7:30 pm, models from Model Team Scotland will walk the catwalk showcasing fierce and fabulous summer collections highlighting the variety and quality of local businesses in Glasgow. Following on from a

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St Peters Seminary, Cardross – A second coming?

History The original St. Peter's Seminary in Bearsden, Glasgow suffered a fire in 1946 and therefore a new home was needed for the seminary.  However, discussions with architects Gillespie, Kidd & Coia didn't begin until 1953 with the plans not finalised until 1961. The building was completed in 1966 but was never filled to capacity due to

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Mother’s Day foodie suggestions for Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow

Mother's Day Surely it was only just Christmas (certainly looks like it in Glasgow today!)?  Well, it's Mother's Day already this Sunday (26th) so here are some suggestions to help keep mum sweet! Aberdeen Amarone in Aberdeen have created a special menu for Mothers Day and with 2 courses for £16.95 or 3 for £21.95

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Five reasons why Shawlands rocks

Keep Shawlands Strange Says Cafe Strangebrew.  We're not really that strange, just a bit more laid-back and chilled than our west end cousins. The rest of the world has caught up with the knowledge that Shawlands is a great place to live. Us locals knew it, and now it has been named one of the best places to live

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Valentines Day Gift Ideas for the lady in your life

  Candle This Sara Miller candle has a deep and rich fragrance with its scent of patchouli, cedar and thyme. This unique candle is set in gold lined glass to create a relaxing glow. First Kiss Pillowcases - Remember your first kiss with this pillowcase.  Also, what beats the feeling of clean linen, especially when you

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10 Valentine’s Gifts for your beau

It's almost Valentine's Day and love is all around (hopefully). However, finding a suitable gift for your man can be hard. Chocolates and flowers aren't really your go-to gift for men (Mr Foodie is open to receiving chocolate any day of the year!) so here are 10 things you can get for your man this