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A Blogger's Guide to Edinburgh

A Blogger's Guide to Edinburgh

Welcome to A Colsie Moment, our blog series that features questions and answers with inspiring people about what slow living can look like in all aspects of life. From career to family to cooking to designing to mental health, we're dedicated to exploring what it means to live an intentional life. This time, we got to catch up with Ildiko, the amazing blogger behind The Weekend Enthusiast.

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The Art of Colsie

The Art of Colsie

A cup of tea, a soft blanket and a bit of quit. We believe slow living is more than just a collection of nice moments, but rather an act of great daring. Choose peace over pressure in the face of endless to-do list, unhung laundry and life's inevitable chaos is learned art that we're dedicated to exploring through natural wool fibres. What is colsie? How do you achieve that colsie feeling? Here's everything you need to know about colsie, Scotland's very own hygge.

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A Colsie Moment with Wynne McLeish, Edinburgh Architect

A Colsie Moment with Wynne McLeish, Edinburgh Architect

When we walked into Wynne’s flat, we were greeted by jars of propagating plants, a large window overlooking a quiet garden of lush trees, unsupervised biscuits and hot tea. Pretty much the definition of colsie, if you ask us. Local Edinburgh-based architect, Wynne McLeish, was kind enough to let us use her light-filled flat as the location for our summer interior shoot, and it turns out she’s even more lovely than her home. She chatted with us about renovation project, what colsie means to her and what concepts influence her design!

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A Colsie Moment with Anna & Johnna,  Travelling American Photographers

A Colsie Moment with Anna & Johnna, Travelling American Photographers

We met on Arthur’s Seat as the sun was setting over Edinburgh, took some photos, talked about life and laughed as we wrestled the wind in an attempt to keep our picnic blankets in one spot. Both Anna & Johnna have built beautiful, considerate businesses around capturing emotive images of human connection. We talked to them about travelling, working, creativity and slow living. Read on for a Colsie Moment with Anna & Johnna!

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