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How many Perogies can you eat before passing out? A lot as it turns out!

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How many Perogies can you eat before passing out?  A lot as it turns out!

'If you're going to be chittering with the cold you might as well do it whilst drinking alcohol and looking at some darn pretty architecture'

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Wedding in The Woods - That's Amore

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Wedding in The Woods - That's Amore

Think about it. A wedding day is such a rush.  Up, washed, church, photos, buffet speeches, cake, dance, drink, drunk, kebab,home.

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We’ve just got back from the Isle of Skye.....

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‘We’ve just got back from the Isle of Skye…I’m no very big and I’m ayfie’…..auch you know the rest! So we’ve just come back from a cracking little visit to Skye.  What a place! We had sun, snow, wind and whisky.  Not the first time we’ve been up there but still it feels like we’ve barley scratched the surface. Had the pleasure of visiting a great new gallery we’re selling in Skyworks Gallery where we met Liza and Barrie and Co.  Liza is an textile and jewellery artist by trade and Barrie..well Barrie is a baker who makes some of...

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Father's Day Gift Guide

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Father’s Day is fast approaching again, 21st of June, and everyone loves their daddy….right? We of course think that every dad on the planet should own at least one Urban Pirate t-shirt, such as the new ‘Beard’ design. But there is also a lot of awesome stuff out there from some pretty amazing independent companies. Juniper & Jane (http://www.juniperandjane.co.uk) – Based in Ayrshire. These guys have a great range of products, perfect for any Father, personally, we love the Harris Tweed clocks. Braw Beard Oil (http://brawbeardoils.com)– From parts unknown (Edinburgh) – Does your Dad own a beard? If so, congratulations,...

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Fives years on..

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This month Urban Pirate turns five. It's a little surreal as it feels like only yesterday that we were preparing our very first Highland Games. We were wet behind the ears, often literally due to biblical rain. Trying to sell t-shirts in minus 5 in minor hurricane conditions is hard, but we gave it our best shot. Some days we were the pigeon and some the statue. Regardless, we had no idea of how much work this was going to entail, talk about naïve. Don't get us wrong, we've achieved a great deal up until this point. A few awards,...

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