Sounds of Soul UK presents Soul Manor
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Sounds of Soul UK are known for shaking things up but this September they’re taking it up a level. On Saturday 03 September 2016 some of Scotland’s finest DJs plus special guests from a...
Sounds of Soul UK / Soul manor / kippilaw house
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF… Sam Torrance
2 Mins
Sam Torrance is one of Scotland’s greatest golfers, winning 21 times on the European Tour and 11 times on the Senior Tour. This month he’s in action at Archerfield Links, East Lothian, from...
Golf / sports / Sam Torrance
The Walkman: Issue 20
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It's an electronica-led issue this week; dancefloor behemoths, soundtracks for romancing and some for moody listening converge in a (mostly) millenial display of force. Check out Fatima...
Walkman / Spotify / playlist
Win tickets to the exclusive i-on pre-festival party
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Expect gin, laughter and frolics at i-on ’s exclusive pre-festival party. Party-goers will be treated to a showcase of music, comedy and dance, giving them a first look at the talent set to grace the stage at The Stand in the Square in St Andrew Square Garden this August. The event is strictly guest-list only, but we’ve got five pairs of tickets up for grabs right here if you fancy...
Prize draw / exclusive party / The Stand
Dropping a bombshell: Up close with Bombskare
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Describing their sound as ‘Ferocious ska with a Scottish death reggae twist - like the Blues Brothers on speed, crossed with Madness on Prozac’, local band Bombskare have been firm...
Bombskare / UK's best part-time band / interview
Win his and her watches from Kennett
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Looking for a bit more time on your hands? Then this month’s competition prize certainly ticks that box as we have two watches from Scottish watch brand Kennett up for grabs. A favourite...
Prize draw / kennett / watches
Beaches, booze and barbecues: The recipe for the perfect summer
5 Mins
It doesn’t take a maths boffin to work out the equation for the perfect summer – booze plus beaches plus barbecues is all it takes to keep most of us happy. But if you’re a stickler for...
Summer / Holidays / Travel
i-on magazine, August 2016: The Homegrown Edit
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i-on magazine has always championed all things Scottish but mostly the other nice things in life that have nothing to do with tartan, castles and haggis and in this issue we go all out to...
august 2016 / What's on / Scotland
Top five ways to avoid chemicals in beauty products
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According to the Women’s Environmental Network , UK consumers spend £5 billion a year on beauty products, cosmetics and toiletries. Unsurprising, when it’s not uncommon for the average...
beauty / natural products / cosmetics
Selling houses
4 Mins
There are endless television shows telling us how to prepare our homes for selling. Personally I’m amazed at how little common sense we’re credited with. There are very few golden rules to...
Property / Homes / for sale
Win tickets to the Sharp’s Beer VIP event
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Take a break between shows at the Edinburgh Festival and relax with cold beer from Sharp’s . The Cornwall based brewery is taking up residence at the buzzing Pleasance Courtyard during August where the bar will be fully stocked with Sharp’s award-winning beers including Doom Bar, a refreshing amber ale and Sharp’s Pilsner, a refined fruity lager made with Pilsner malt, Czech lager yeast and stunning zesty hops. Furthermore, Sharp’s...
Prize draw / beer tasting / VIP event
Exclusive i-on offer: The Balmoral luxury spa experience, £55
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Escape the festival madness and indulge in the five star surroundings of The Balmoral Spa with this exclusive offer for i-on readers. A sanctuary of personal comfort and total escapism,...
Reader offer / The Balmoral / Spa
Win tickets to Foodies Festival and a Caledonian Brewery craft beer sampling session
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Foodies Festival returns to Inverleith Park, Edinburgh 05-07 August 2016 and it’s one of the most anticipated events of the Edinburgh summer calendar. Alongside culinary delights from...
Prize draw / foodies festival / Caledonian Brewery
Win an overnight stay at Dakota Deluxe and tickets to the World Pipe Band Championships
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This week we’ve got a competition prize that’s 100% pure dead Scottish. Bagpipes and whisky. If that doesn’t make you burst with pride we don’t know what will. We’ve teamed up the World...
win / Prize draw / dakota Deluxe
Top 10 ways to grow old disgracefully
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They say life begins at 40 but apparently not if you want to get a tattoo, wear a mini skirt or (heaven forbid) get drunk. That’s according to the latest poll from Retire Savvy anyway. They...
growing old / ageing / survey results