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Scottish Fair Trade Awards 2016

How cool is this, we’re hosting the Scottish Fair Trade Awards 2016 Click the link above to find out more about...

HIP Life

Super excited to have Jodie and Stephen coming to put their pop up shop, HIP life in place from Thursday 21/7/16...

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The Aesthetica Creative Writing Award

http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/creative-writing-award/ Feeling creative…? Prizes £500 prize money for the Poetry winner £500 prize money for the Short Fiction winner Publication in...

12 Must-visit Hidden Gems in Aberdeen

What a rotten day out there! It’s very much been a ‘Soup’ day here at Books and Beans. Anyway, one of our (many) lovely regulars, Ivana, spotted this wee article from Visit Scotland. Thanks Ivana!

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Aesthetica Magazine - Creative Writing Award

Call for Entries are open for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. The award has two categories for entry; Poetry and Short Fiction. There are no limitations on themes or subject matters, only encouragement to submit work that harnesses the boundless..

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Read Dave's story

Not everyone knows this but I do like a wee game of darts. (my weekly guilty pleasure) You may not know that there’s a World Record Attempt going on this weekend for the longest singles darts marathon. I think they’re aiming for about 60 hours!! It’s..

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