Q&A with Ethical Clothing Brand OTSO

This week I have teamed up with UK based clothing brand Otso to get to know them a little better. I had the pleasure of trying out a few pieces and also had a chat with Simon (founder) about Otso and the brands ethical qualities. Simon also had a few questions for me - so … Continue reading Q&A with Ethical Clothing Brand OTSO

Afternoon hike – Ben A’an

A sunny morning in Glasgow - so Adele and I decide to go for a wee jolly up Ben A'an. Reasons being - I've never been up Ben A'an before, it is small enough to do in a short afternoon and Adele told me she'd never climbed a hill before. Say what! I'd heard about … Continue reading Afternoon hike – Ben A’an

KAYAKING & WILD CAMPING IN LOCH KISHORN

It’s happened again – I’m the bearer of bad weather. I arrived in ‘sunny Kishorn’ – a small village in the Scottish Highlands where my mum moved to about two years ago. It’s an incredible place, surrounded by towering mountains, endless horizons, views of Skye – an ideal place for those who love to be … Continue reading KAYAKING & WILD CAMPING IN LOCH KISHORN

Seafood at home

Sorry I'm going to begin with a rant... and get onto recipes in a sec Nothing pains me more than going to a restaurant IN SCOTLAND that is serving seafood from overseas. We all know Europe to be a haven for seafood excellence, but what about us? Scotland has 16,500km (including the islands) of coast … Continue reading Seafood at home

Sailing Jolanda

I AM HOME - phew. As many of you may know (due to an overkill of instagam stories) I have been away sailing in the English Channel for the last 10 days. I am suitably windswept and windburnt to call myself a yachty now... although I'm not sure that's really a trend I want to … Continue reading Sailing Jolanda

Glasgow Food Map (Summer eats)

BreakfastBramble Cafe Giffnock I can not fault this place. Wonderful fresh food, great service and spotlessly clean. The cafe is small, so sometimes I've had to wait for a table... but absolutely worth it. Delicious cakes for after, and fantastic coffee. BrunchCafe Strange Brew ALWAYS busy, but for good reason. I could shout about these … Continue reading Glasgow Food Map (Summer eats)

Trespass goes 2 TRNSMT

Finally, its festival season! And unlike pervious summers in Scotland... for as long as I can remember, festival season is shaping up to be a paradise of sun this year. So to celebrate in the best way possible, Trespass sent me along to TRNSMT fest for the day to try out some new pieces from … Continue reading Trespass goes 2 TRNSMT