(disclaimer: this is just a personal reflection, obviously I don't speak for the whole zine library!) In April my wife Abi and I left our home in Kirkcaldy for a 6 month bike ride across Europe. We were both excited to go but sad to leave lots of things, including the Edinburgh Zine Library behind.... Continue Reading →

S.A.D Party Fife #1

When I went to the local mental health support service, they told me that there was a men's group and a women's group, and I could join the women's group after some 1-on-1 sessions. Not exactly the informal, queer-friendly, peer support group I'd hoped for. I got in touch with a customer at the cafe... Continue Reading →

Kirkcaldy Selkies Tote Bag

Abi and I decided to facilitate a screen print your own tote activity at a day-long community event in Kirkcaldy where we would be running the Kanvas Art Club Corner. I decided to come up with a design based around our new home of Kirkcaldy, on the Fife coast. One of the joys of living... Continue Reading →

Risoprinting Workshop at Mutual Press

In a departure from usual, this time I was attending a workshop rather than facilitating one! As part of Edinburgh Zine Library, I set up a workshop with Mutual Press, at the Mutual Co-op, for members to learn more about risoprinting. It's something we are often asked about in our zine workshops, and people often... Continue Reading →

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