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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Faking Friends, Pretty in Pink, A Writing Milestone and Trying to Play the Piano #LittleLoves

Last week was a quieter week here in the WOTSR household, and after the hectic nature of the previous week we were all ready to take a little break. I spent less time writing on my blog and more on writing my book and the play I’ve been working on for my Tuesday evening writer’s group. I’m…

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Birthday Celebrations, Mother’s Day, La La Land and Too Many Writing Projects #LittleLoves

It’s been a busy week here in the wellies household, and the last seven days have seen my eldest son’s birthday, postponed World Book Day celebrations, two parties and of course Mother’s Day. Add to the mix my writer’s group, the kids’ after school activities and the 101 other things all Mamas are familiar with and it’s fair…

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Binge-Worthy TV, Snowdrop Walks and School Discos – #LittleLoves

It’s been a week of two halves here in the North of Scotland, with a mixture of Spring mornings and wintry afternoons. We enjoyed sun and snowdrops on a Sunday dog walk before a return to actual snow a bit later the same day 🙂 Yesterday the world was pretty and white again – if you read…

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Happy, DIY Beauty and Sick Days #LittleLoves

Welcome back to another outing of Little Loves, a little later than normal this week as I’ve had a poorly boy at home with the latest sick bug doing the rounds at school. The downside of the temperatures dropping is the inevitable transition into norovirus territory…the upside is a day at home watching movies and…

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A Mother’s Love, Wonder Woman and Holiday Memories – #LittleLoves

Welcome back to Little Loves, and to Wellies on the School Run generally – I’ve been having a little blog break over the October holidays and I have to say it’s been lovely to spend a couple of weeks just focusing on family and spending very little time whatsoever on social media or my phone. One…

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Reading, Watching, Listening to Lately – May 2017

May has been a good month for me on the entertainment front, and despite a lot of lovely weather lately, I’ve still managed to fit in quite a bit of reading (in the garden, mostly, while trying to ignore the pesky weeds). I’ve also stuck pretty rigidly to my reading before bed routine, which I find helps me…

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12 Reasons to Plan a Scottish Road Trip

If you follow my blog regularly, you’ll know that I’m Scottish, and that our little family spends a lot of time touring our lovely country in our VW campervan. Few things make me happier than spending time enjoying our beautiful landscape and encouraging others to do likewise, and this Easter we completed an epic, 1100 mile west-of-Scotland road trip…

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6 Movie Locations to Visit in the Scottish Highlands

OK, I may be biased, but Scotland must be one of the most beautiful places in the world, right? And with it’s dramatic scenery and enduring appeal, it’s no surprise that film makers regularly head for our little country when seeking out locations to make movie-going hearts stir.  Just the other week, in fact, locals…

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Reading, Watching, Listening to Lately – March 2017

I can’t believe we’re into April already, that longer Spring evenings are finally here, and the school Easter holidays are just around the corner – yay! Despite the move towards British summertime, and spending more time in the evenings outdoors, March was still a good month for me on the reading, watching and listening front,…

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