A couple of weekends ago, I *finally* made it to my first ever Highland Games! It was at Tomintoul, in Moray I emphasise “finally” as my mum and step-dad go to this every year: my step-dad grew up in Tomintoul and him and mum are patrons of the Games. I am not entirely sure exactly what this means, except… Continue reading Fun and Games in Tomintoul (rhymes with growl…)
Yes, I know, I know!! I’m a shit blogger who hasn’t bothered her arse since the end of last year. But, but <begin begging excuses> I’ve been busy! So very busy! Well, by “busy” I really mean spending most of my time cultivating a lovely New Thing with a Nice Man (ie going out all the time, eating… Continue reading Parklife!
A Few Thoughts on the Scottish Winter: and the Water of Leith
Is it spring yet? What? No?! It’s only *mid February*?! How can that even be possible?! I’m sure I’m right in saying that January was at least 14 or 15 weeks long, yes? Winter in Scotland can be a bit challenging. It’s dreich, it’s cold, it’s icy – and if you’re anything like me, you… Continue reading A Few Thoughts on the Scottish Winter: and the Water of Leith
Wee Walk + Big View = Refreshed Brain
It’s been a week of ups and downs in Let’s Talk Scotland Towers (aka Tiny Flat on Shit Street). Ups: I have just had a week off on holiday from work. Yay! This has involved a lot of eating and drinking (well, far be it from me to be unoriginal); catching up with friends (which… Continue reading Wee Walk + Big View = Refreshed Brain