ISLAND BEAUTIES

ISLAND BEAUTIES

It is the wide open spaces, the simplicities of a land that is quietly safeguarding ancient histories at every turn that you remember the most. Then comes the elements. Wild seas with some of the biggest waves in Scotland and a bitterly cold windchill. Looking back on...
CREATURE COMFORTS

CREATURE COMFORTS

Walking down to Station Square in the charming Deeside village of Aboyne, I couldn’t help but think back to my university days – of sitting in a lecture theatre at the University of Glasgow and being posed with this simple task: do not think of a pink...
10 GIFTS FOR A GIN LOVER

10 GIFTS FOR A GIN LOVER

Here’s a rundown of the 10 best ginspired gifts you can buy this Christmas. These gifts are guaranteed to delight any gin lover in your life.   1. Earl Grey Creme Gin Infusion Bottle, by The Bluebird Tea Co. | £12.00   Two brews have the hearts of our great...
SLAYING CLAYS – GIRLS WHO SHOOT

SLAYING CLAYS – GIRLS WHO SHOOT

LAUGHTER. LADIES. AND SMOKING GUNS. Meet Mhairi, the Mum who shoots and the woman behind Aberdeenshire’s Glad Rags & Cartridge Bags.   Mhairi, say hello to our Country Meets Creative readers! Can you tell them a little bit about yourself, your background...
ROADKILL TO RED CARPET

ROADKILL TO RED CARPET

FARMER. FORAGER. FEATHER FASHIONISTA. Meet Liz, the creative who forages for fashion and turns roadkill into red carpet looks.   Liz, say hello to our Country Meets Creative readers! Can you tell them a little bit about yourself, your background and introduce your...