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Taymouth Marina in Perthshire

There is nowhere quite like Scotland in the early autumn. From the light, golden and glowing, to the slow burn of the leaves as they turn from green to gold, this season brings out the best of Scotland and its countryside. I try and plan as many countryside escapes as

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The Scottish Crannog Centre

One of the reasons I love living in Scotland is its incredible sense of history. From towering castles to crumbling ruins, ancient folktales and Celtic lore, there’s something for everyone. You never really feel that far away from Scotland’s past and that couldn’t be more true than at the Scottish

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An Autumnal Walk to the Falls of Acharn

Scotland is slowly but surely going golden. But Perthshire was a little ahead of the game when we visited in September. The towering trees were showing more than a hint of their autumnal colours and golden leaves scattered in the wind. While staying nearby at Taymouth Marina (more about that

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Golden Hour on Calton Hill

Golden Hour on Calton Hill Golden Hour. That beautiful time when daylight fades to golden hues and soft pinks. When the light sparkles and everything is bathed in a golden glow. When everything is infused with magic. For me, it’s the best time to see a city. And there really

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Summer Reading Round-Up

It’s been a little while since my last reading round-up so I thought I’d do a bumper summer edition! I spent ten blissful days in Italy this summer with my nose in a book and it was the perfect time to make a dent in my TBR pile! Three Women,

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Brunch at The Ivy on the Square, Edinburgh

The Ivy, Edinburgh There are few things I love more than a lazy weekend brunch. Throw in gorgeous interiors, particularly delicious food and tea served from a silver teapot and I really couldn’t be happier. A few weeks ago, I was kindly invited to brunch at The Ivy on the

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