Getting to grips with Trinny London

Anyone my age and above will recall What Not To Wear, the TV programme that gave everyday-women make overs. I watched avidly, besotted with Trinny and Susannah, hanging on every brutal word they said in an attempt to figure out my own body shape and style (the show aired while… View Post

My first look inside the V&A

INSIDE THE BUILDING The first thing that struck me about the interior of V&A Dundee was the expanse of space. The enormity of the inside was astounding. I hadn’t expected it to look so spacious, given the narrowing base of the exterior of the building (where the entrance is), but… View Post

Don’t stop believing

When I was about 22 years old I prayed for something to happen in Dundee that would change the world. Fast forward fourteen years, and it did. Story time. I’ve lived in Dundee since I was five years old – my mum relocated the two of us from just outside… View Post

Feasting at Daisy Tasker, Hotel Indigo

As most of the world will be aware by now, Dundee is fast becoming one of the UK’s most recommended cities to visit. By and large this is, admittedly, due to the V&A museum which opens this weekend (stay tuned for a sneak preview inside the building later this week)… View Post

Getting braces, ten months on

It’s now been ten months since I had braces fitted. How does it feel after 250 days of wearing metal fixtures on every tooth? Aside from the shredded cheeks, erupting ulcers, aching gums and headaches (and the ghastly yellow rubber band they threw in for good measure eight weeks ago)… View Post