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

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

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