Not just for Christmas

I can’t quite believe it, but this will be our sixth Christmas with our dog, Jake. On the 1st of December 2012, I stepped off the train from Edinburgh to be met by my husband, who was carrying a tiny, furry ball of black and white in his arms. We… 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

Weekending in the Scottish countryside

THE WHERE AND WHY You know when you want to get away, but you just can’t face the hassle of travelling far? Well, that feeling – paired with heading into the third trimester – means that minibreaks and staycations are the way forward right now! Dunkeld is a quaint little… View Post

My top places in Dundee for take away coffee

I’m sure that, if you follow me on social media, you’ll be well aware of my love of coffee. Particularly, a flat white, but occasionally a latte or cappuccino. But never, ever, a syrup! The temperature has to be just right, too – hot enough to warm me up, but… View Post

Cameron House, Loch Lomond

Imagine the arrival: you drive down a private road, it twists and turns ever so slightly to reveal a grand old mansion house set directly on the banks of a beautiful Scottish loch. It’s September, and the sun is fairly low even in the middle of the day, hitting the water… View Post