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

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

Staying in a suite

Do you ever feel like you need to totally, 100% over-indulge? Like, really just let loose and treat yourself? Sometimes it’s okay to live it up for a couple of days. And, sometimes, it’s exactly what we need. When Apex Hotels invited me to stay in one of their new suites at the Temple Court… View Post