A family trip to Achiltibuie

THE LOW DOWN Where do you go for holidays during a pandemic, when international travel is a bit hit-or-miss, and there seems not to be enough time to fit in a full week away somewhere? For us, that meant a four-hour drive to the north west of Scotland. It’s been thirteen years since our last… View Post

Rufflets St Andrews

THE DOWN LOW We’ve all said it: one silver lining throughout lockdown and the coronavirus pandemic has been the slower pace of life and the realisation that the people and relationships in our lives are one of the most important things, to be cherished. With this in mind, my two closest friends and I decided… View Post

The summer ache

Summertime… a season that is longed for, so much so that the body aches. To lift your face upwards to a warm sun before you’ve even thought about your morning coffee. To feel the salty air, tangling and thickening your hair. The unrivalled refreshing touch of an icy lemonade, tickling and satisfying, swiftly followed by… View Post

A British summer wardrobe staple

This post contains affiliate links, through which I make a small commission, and gifted items. The thing about British summer is, even when the weather is gorgeous enough to wear a beautiful summer outfit you always need something cosy to hand, just in case – the weather has a habit of turning, particularly on the… View Post

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