Making pancakes in the rain

This is my last week working in the city centre and I’m so glad I was here for pancake day. One of my favourite bakeries…

Review: Wildfire on Rose Street

One year together! That’s what brought us to this intimate Scottish bistro on Rose Street, an anniversary celebration that we wanted to be as low-key…

Hibernation

Well hello there mid-February, daffodils and ever-so-slightly extended daylight! I was packing up boxes and leaving my pretty flat, mice and single-glazed windows behind the…

Before and after: Dalmeny Street

When I first stepped inside this old tenement on Dalmeny Street, it wasn’t the flat I imagined it to be. To begin with, it wasn’t…

Diary: Twenty-six

Birthdays are the best. This year I went back to my roots and celebrated with a classic garage party in my hometown, topped off with…

Mull: Beaches, long road-trips and living in …

Scottish holidays are hands down my favourite kind of adventure. This particular trip was the first road trip where I was behind the wheel, and…

Faro: Skull chapels, secluded beaches and rooftop …

Octopus didn’t taste nearly as bad as I thought it would, but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t want to eat all of…