By Sophie Thirkell An immigrant UKIP candidate, (sounds like an oxymoron, but now it’s not) came out with some pretty interesting policies in the run up to the local elections this year. Unfortunately Gisela Allen did not win a seat in the area of Garscadden/Scotstounhill which is a big shame for ageists everywhere as she demanded the working age be raised to 70 and free bus … Continue reading 106 people voted for a UKIP candidate who wants to bring back the guillotine
By Sophie Thirkell We’ve got an idea for your weekend but when we say it involves messaging strangers online for animals, stick with us. The Caledonian Spectator loves dogs, that is a fact, and we know you do too. We are a whole nation of pooch lovers who loves sharing dog videos and ‘awwwing’ and internally screaming with joy every time one passes us on … Continue reading Meet Rikke Rosenlund, the founder of borrowmydoggy
This week The Caledonian Spectator has been reviewing some of Scotland’s best upcoming artists. We have narrowed the countries talents to two solo artists and two bands, and we will reveal one a day this week; #3 Name: Hybrid Location: Aberdeenshire Listen to our favourite Hybrid song: This is what happened when we met Hybrid: What inspires your music? “So there are several things that … Continue reading Scottish Artists to Love and Look Out For
In the past couple of years, the Japanese trend of cat cafes has spread UK wide. With the first one of its kind due to open in the heart of Glasgow city centre, locals are excited at the prospect of visiting their feline friends. “When I heard that there was such a thing as a cat café, I knew I had to do it. I … Continue reading Meet the woman opening Glasgow’s first cat cafe
The winners of the Scottish Baker of the Year 2017 are to be announced over the next couple of days. To celebrate, we have put together a recipe for a traditional Scottish recipe with a luxury twist.
Empire biscuits are traditionally made with jam in the middle and are topped with icing. However, in this recipe we swap the jam for salted caramel spread and the icing for chocolate frosting.
Cult beauty brand Kat Von D is coming to a Scottish store for the first time today. The make-up line has been available on Debenham’s website since last year, but now Glaswegian beauty addicts will be able to try out her products in the St. Enoch store. The collection is renowned for its gothic packaging and outrageous colours, providing staple products for women across the … Continue reading Kat Von D Beauty Arrives at the St. Enoch Centre
This week The Caledonian Spectator will be reviewing some of Scotland’s best upcoming artists. We have narrowed the countries talents to two solo artists and two bands, and we will reveal one a day this week; #1 Name: Kevin Campbell Location: Glasgow Age: 22 Kevin catches his audience first with his signature cow-boy hat but when he picks up his guitar his voice is alluring … Continue reading Artists to Love and Look Out For!