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

Little Italy

    You may have noticed on my social media outlets that I love a certain little Italian cafe in my home town, Broughty Ferry: Visocchi’s. Why do I love it so? It’s a family-run establishment with the best coffee in Dundee (and the surrounding area) and, believe me, I’ve tried… View Post

The Daydreamer Goes To: Scottish Fashion Awards 2014

I wrote this blog post on the train home from London, where I attended the 9th annual Scottish Fashion Awardson Monday night. I’m a huge supporter of the event; the team behind Scotland’s “fashion Oscars” has worked tirelessly over the years to actively promote Scotland’s importance and relevance within the… View Post

Hayley Scanlan: Love Me Tender

Last night, Scottish fashion designer Hayley Scanlan launched her SS14 collection last night at the brand spanking new Malmaison hotel in Dundee with a champagne reception and runway show for various Scottish press, bloggers and buyers. The new collection, ‘Love Me Tender’, was inspired by the character of Alabama Worley… View Post

I Style My… Joanne McGillivray Oksana Dress

Who doesn’t love a red dress? The Oskana dress by Joanne McGillivray, a new luxury womenswear label founded in 2013 (and one of Scotland’s top design talents – she won Scottish Graduate of the Year at the Scottish Fashion Awards in 2012) is the perfect addition to any woman’s wardrobe… View Post