Michael O’Neill playwright
KIAZ TREPTE delicately repairs a toy dog in the Leith Toy Hospital, Edinburgh.
Kiaz has practiced for thirty-five years in the fashion industry. Kiaz was a private fitter for Vivienne Westwood at her Bond Street shop, producing one-off couture garments from archive patterns, right through to wedding gowns for VIP clients.
Ritchie’s Smokehouse in Rothesay on the Isle of Bute. The smokehouse made kippers for Queen Victoria has operated in the same building since 1888.
Alister McFarlane chief smoker hangs the salmon in the smokehouse.
Jane Hunter is a contemporary artist who combines her interest in geology and textiles in her work.
Anthony Wright a seventh generation tanner at his Barrhead tannery.
Aimee, activist and gardener
Alana Taylor who’s hand sanitiser business has seen orders jump from 1000 to 100,000 units of Defendol in the last week due to the corona virus.
Coronavirus means business is booming for one Scottish entrepreneur who manufactures and sells her own hospital-grade antibacterial hand sanitising gel. Alana Taylor, 23, started her online business washmestyleme.com two years ago and while sales have been good they have now soared due to worried customers snapping up her £4.99 Defendol product.
Alana from Denistoun, Glasgow, told how she has been overwhelmed by thousands pounds of orders in the last 14 days. She said: We’ve now had to limit the amount to six bottles per customer in order to make it fair for all our customers.
The ancient practice of horseloggilng has all but given was to mechanisation out in the UK forestry industry. But the practice is kept alive in rural Dumfriesshire. German born Steffi Schaffer (39) finished her apprenticeship with the British Horse Logging Trust five years ago. Along with her husband Dave they operate out of Auldgirth, Dumfriesshire.
Gayle Rankin 18 from Kilmaurs in Ayrshire who has been accepted to Juilliard college in New York.