CHANGE IS POSSIBLE

Ahoy shipmates, new and old! It's been a wee while since we caught up with each other. Why don't you come away in and I'll put the kettle on? There's biscuits in the barrel, so just you fill yer boots and make yersel' at home. What's my chat? Why don't you read on and I'll…

10 Gorgeous Scottish Road Trips You Can Do From The Comfort Of Your Own Armchair

“The most interesting moment of a person’s life is what happens to them when all of their certainties go away. Then who do you become? And then what do you look for?... that’s the moment that the universe is offering up an invitation saying, 'Come and find me ..." - Elizabeth Gilbert. I’m not only…

Leith (the People’s Republic of)

A Damn, Guid Leithin' No blog of mine would truly be mine if it didn’t include a word or two about the delights of Leith, Edinburgh’s port and former independent burgh. My love affair with Leith began almost 20 years ago with a fateful bus journey in the company of a friend. We had been indulging in…

Auntie June’s Scottish Tablet

If an authentic taste of Scotland is one you're after, then look no further than tablet. It's the perfect accompaniment to an afternoon cup of tea or coffee with a good book. My Auntie June's tablet is legend in our family and I swear it's the best version you'll ever taste. We're talking melt-in-the-mouth, crumbly…

An Adventure In Time Travel – Culross, Fife

Wandering the pretty, cobbled streets of Culross (pronounced Coo-riss) is a beguiling experience. As you explore the picturesque wynds with their chocolate box pretty houses, you'd be forgiven for thinking that you were on a film set. And well ... you'd be right! For this gorgeous, 16th century heritage site has taken on a starring…

The Hidden Glen – Glen Lyon, Perth and Kinross

Glen Lyon is located right in the very heart of Scotland, but is often overlooked by visitors to these shores in favour of the more famous Great Glen and Glen Coe. You need to know about this place though as it's an area of awe-inspiring beauty, romance and grandeur. A drive along its 32 mile…