Year two in Scotland

Two whole years have passed since we packed our car and a hired van with our whole world inside and landed in rural Perthshire. Year two in Scotland for us has been more adventures and…

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Boat Trips on the Tay

Sometimes I think rivers are taken for granted. They are something that we cross over on bridges, or look at briefly as we walk along in a hurry to get elsewhere but rarely do we…

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Visiting Aberdeenshire

Home to Scotland’s castle trail, a dramatic coastline, industrial fishing harbours and a granite city, visiting Aberdeenshire is something we were looking forward to doing. We decided to make a weekend of it and tick…

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Great Scottish Swim

As a blogger and a VisitScotland Ambassador I am very fortunate to be involved in some rather cool events and get to visit some really spectacular places but this event could have taken a rather…

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Scottish Game Fair

For the past twenty eight years the Scottish Game Fair has welcomed visitors from far and wide, and this, it’s twenty ninth year is really no different. If you are local or stayed locally yesterday,…

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Craigleith & Bass Rock Trip

At this time of year the Firth of Forth is teaming with wildlife – seals, razor bills, guillemots, cormorants, gannets and of course the cute puffins. I only have to scroll through my Instagram feed…

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A weekend in Aviemore

I like surprises but I am RUBBISH at keeping quite about it and this one had me fit to burst! As you may know the Dude and I have had a big birthday this year…

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Afternoon Tea on the Union Canal

This year both the Dude and I are having “big birthdays,” and to help celebrate this we have made a Forty things at 40 list. Rather than have a party and celebrate on just one…

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East Neuk Glass

Back in the days of high school, one of my favourite lessons was art and design. Being given a brief or free reign to draw, paint or make something from scratch allowed our young minds…

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