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

Tasting Scotland – Seafood Special

What an incredible day, we are going home happy, sun-kissed and full up on seafood! We left Glasgow at 9am this morning for a one day gastro and cultural tour of the west coast, and we are blown away by everything we have experienced today. From food and scenery to drink and conversation we have … Continue reading Tasting Scotland – Seafood Special

Hot Weather Adventure Tips

This week the west coast of Scotland has been graced with what felt like endless hot sunny weather... although it has rudely come to an end now. So I am back inside for the first time in days covered in aftersun and drinking lots of water. Phew! As much as I LOVE the sun, I … Continue reading Hot Weather Adventure Tips