Exhibition // Beyond Caravaggio

On a day off this past week I was lucky to come across the Scottish National Gallery’s exhibition, Beyond Caravaggio. As Edinburgh is often at the heart of Scotland’s creative body, many private and public collectors generously shared four major works from Caravaggio himself, as well as an impressive number of those created by artists…

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Leather-Bound Lives: Therapy & Rehabilitation

Right now, as I write this, I am sitting in a quaint vegan cafe that has been recommended to me more times than I can count. It’s one of the things I like to do the most after my therapy sessions – find a new cafe, try out their coffee or tea (depending on my…

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Leather-Bound Reads: Interview with Lara Williams, author of Treats!

It’s no secret that one of the best reads of the year so far for me is the short story collection Treats by Lara Williams. Most stories are only a few pages long, but are packed with the harsh realities of being a grown, modern woman in today’s society. Tackling subjects like dating, love, sex,…

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Leather-Bound Wears: Summer Weekend Getaway Looks

As you guys would have seen on my last travel post, I had a wonderful getaway to St. Andrews with my other half not too long ago. What you didn’t get to see, however, was that I took total advantage of our first trip together to try out a couple of outfits I had been…

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WALKING THE LIGHTS by Deborah Andrews

Published: Freight Books, 2016 My Rating: 3.5/5 Goodreads Book Depository ‘She moved to the sofa and wiped her tears with the end of her sleeve, scratchy against her face. The vinegary smell from the fish supper Mike had reeled home with spiked the back of her nose. She bundled it up and hurled it across…

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My 2016/2017 Travel Plans!

Travel has always been a huge part of my life – and I am beyond lucky to say so. My parents were firm believers that travelling provided the best form of education and thus took me on vacation with them as often as possible. Luckily, this trait that was imbedded in me has stayed, leading…

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