Getting my groove back

Understandably, it seems that most of my blog and social media content relates back to babies (or coffee, go figure) just now. To be honest, I bore even myself with it some days. Being a new mum is all-consuming, so naturally it’s going to dictate my life. BUT I also put… View Post

Burgers and fries at St Andrews Brewing Co

Funny story: I was all set for a fancy dinner at what is probably Dundee’s fanciest restaurant, when the waitress told me there was no reservation made under my name. What makes this story all the more embarrassing is that it was supposed to be a media review for the… View Post

Date night

I don’t get much of a chance to dress up these days, finding myself mostly in activewear (it feels like I’ve spent the past three years in yoga pants!), or maybe jeans at a push if I’m feeling particularly glamorous. But when the husband and I had a rare evening… View Post

6 can’t-live-without items for having a new baby

Expecting a baby soon? New parents are constantly being sold stuff (especially the first time around) and buying it all can seem a good way to calm the nerves and feel more in control. But let’s face it – nothing can prepare you fully! You really don’t need all the things… View Post

My first time in a recording studio

Last month I spent the day in Edinburgh with LNER at Canongate Studios, where they were recording (and filming) a number of people reading a poem written by Ben Norris in collaboration with Edith Bowman, called Track Record. The poem came about as part of LNER’s campaign to celebrate regional… View Post