Rediscovering Dundee post-lockdown

Paid partnership with Visit Scotland POST-LOCKDOWN 2 I think over the past year we’ve all learned something about ourselves and, for me, there’s been a realisation that life is really, really, good – the simple things, such as baking with the kids, walking the dog on a sunny day, and gossiping with my closest friends… View Post

Being tourists in our own city with Visit Scotland

This is a paid collaboration with Visit Scotland for their #HameTownTourist campaign. If there’s ever been a time to enjoy your own surroundings, it’s 2020. This year we’ve all spent a more time at home, tidying and freshening things up as best as we can with some people even spending holiday budgets on home renovations… View Post

Shopping local at V&A Dundee

Last week I got dressed, I mean, properly dressed. Instead of my uniform of athleisure-minus-the-hoody I wore split-hem jeans and a wool coat, and slipped into a cute pair of shoes for a work appointment (for Dundee uni) at V&A Dundee. I was there to see a graduate who had been selected to be part… View Post

The Giddy Goose takeaway

This blog post includes gifted items from The Giddy Goose. THE CURRENT SITUATION I’m not sure where to begin with coronavirus and yet there is so much to say. With schools, restaurants and bars all closing 24 hours ago things just got a whole lot more serious. Spring certainly doesn’t feel as hopeful this year… View Post

Dinner at the Apex Quayside Bar & Grill

This restaurant review is in exchange for a gifted dinner and drinks at the Apex Hotel’s Quayside Bar & Grill in Dundee. The low down The last time I ate in the Apex’s restaurant was 2016. I was there for the office Christmas lunch – there were around 25 of us at our table and… View Post