A caffeine fix at Mitchell’s

Three months into being Kittie’s mum means the ‘fourth trimester’ is officially over. Which also means that, technically, less coffee should be required – but I type this after two cappuccinos at Mitchell’s in Broughty Ferry. *eye roll emoji* If it weren’t for sleep deprivation, having a new baby wouldn’t… View Post

Haggis, ‘neeps and tatties with M&S

As Nathan approaches his second birthday, I find myself re-living the day he was born. It was Wednesday 25 January – Robert Burns Day – and (after the rather exhausting labour and delivery, followed by a fairly traumatic recovery for us both which ended up with Nathan being admitted to… View Post

A stack of pancakes

Is there anything better than a stack of pancakes? Especially on a rainy Monday morning? I’d been craving pancakes since Saturday, when I went out for a late breakfast with friends. As is often the case at trendy brunch spots, pancakes and maple syrup were on the menu – but… 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

Where to find great coffee in Dundee

It’s been a while since I talked about coffee, perhaps because I’m mostly living with decaf right now which feels a little less exciting than fully caffeinated! But that’s no reason to avoid discussing my favourite frothy drinks. So, what am I loving just now? Decaf cappuccinos mostly because, let’s… View Post