The clocks have gone back and it is time to warm up to winter. Embrace it with luxury, wrapped in sumptuous woollies and tucking into comforting feasts. Edinburgh is bursting with ideas to make those long nights pass in a flicker of a hand-made beeswax candle. Enjoy it all, and soon ’twill be the most wonderful time of the year ...

Read the November/December edition online now

12           Property

Urban and rural period homes in the £1million bracket from Beverley Brown

22           Homes abroad

Bypass Brexit nonsense with a golden visa into the EU

30           Interiors

Coorie in for winter with these cosy home comforts

36           Interview: Eco worrier

Kevin McCloud offers ways to improve your home rating

38           Gardens

Little trees that deserve a big place in your heart

40           Interview: Niki Fulton

The tie designer inspired by Scotland’s landscapes  

44           Fashion

Scottish heritage fabrics are given a makeover

54           Interview:  Lauren Gollan

Edinburgh-born make-up artist on her route to the stars

58           Present and correct

12 pages of gift ideas from local producers and shops

70           Health and wellbeing

Planning a healthy Christmas and best winter spa breaks

74           Feature: Ring master

Jane Mackay at the Hamilton and Inches workshop

78           Food and drink

New in town, Christmas dinner spots, booze & reviews

98           Travel and outdoors

Madeira reborn, trig bagging for beginners and Road Trip

108         Feature: Odd stocks 

How one nostalgic Edinburgh shop owner struck gold

112         Interview: KT Tunstall

The Fife songwriter on life and her new album WAX

114         What’s on

Upcoming events and the Edinburgh Foodies Festival 

Read the November/December edition online now