Edinburgh’s Christmas, Mansfield Traquair and on the Harry Potter Trail in Scotland’s Capital

Last weekend we enjoyed our annual pre-Christmas trip to Edinburgh to enjoy the festive markets, fairgrounds and everything else that Scotland’s capital has to offer in winter. It’s one of our favourite times of year to visit (but then, anytime’s a good time to visit really – if you needย any inspiration for a weekend escape…

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A Scottish Bucket List for Spring

Last week, I was interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland about Easter holiday planning for families, and some of our campervan adventures (get me, dropping that in so casually, as if I’m a seasoned radio-interviewee who doesn’t get excited about such things – I am not, and I was!) In the interview I spoke about our…

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A Winter Getaway, Apple Crumble and Snow Days #LittleLoves

I love writing these weekly Little Loves posts – they really help me to focus on how special the little things in life truly are. Keeping track of all the things that make me happy and reminding me that the small things in life really are the big things – life’s simple pleasures ๐Ÿ™‚ย  I…

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Sixteen Things To Do on a 48 Hour Trip to Edinburgh

Edinburgh has always been one of my favourite cities, and as I lived there for a couple of years while I was a postgrad and first started working, it also holds a lot of special memories. So when GB and I recently had the chance of a short child-and dog-free visit for a Scottish Book…

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