Veuve Clicquot Summer Brunch

Those three little words that, when written to me via email invitation one weekday afternoon, fill me with joy: champagne, summer, brunch. Is there any meal that is more synonymous with the weekend than brunch? Sure, breakfast meetings might be a thing mid-week but come Saturday and Sunday, it’s all about enjoying a lazy brunch… View Post

Bubbles & Brunch

  Last weekend I was invited by the brains (and beauty) behind lifestyle blog Secret Little Stars, Tatyana, to join her for Bubbles and Brunch at Hutchesons Glasgow. I’d been once before, with Tatyana and Lucy, and was instantly taken by the old fashioned glamour of the building; think Downton Abbey meets Boardwalk Empire. Our brunch… View Post

English Rose Pedicure, Harvey Nichols Edinburgh

Anytime I visit Edinburgh I always pop in to Harvey Nichols, mostly to window shop but sometimes to spend. I particularly like the Forth Floor, regardless of whether it’s for coffee, lunch or just a cheeky glass of champagne. (Although due to the luxurious nature of the surroundings, I’ve discovered that it’s best not to… View Post

The Daydreamer Goes to Estepona: Day 3

On our last day at the Elba Hotel in Estepona, I succumbed to a glass of Champagne with my breakfast. I had resisted all week – I mean, who drinks Champagne for breakfast unless it’s a) a wedding b) your birthday c) Christmas or d) New Year’s? Well, the people at the Elba Hotels do!… View Post

Mohair Shopping Evening

I’m loving all the independent boutiques and retailers in the city just now. Missy LaLa’s is still going strong after a few years in Crichton Street, RARA and the Pretty Vacant Show Rooms is buzzing with creative and students, while Lovely Things on Dock Street is perfect for gifts and interiors. In Broughty Ferry, Tiger… View Post