A New Plan?

After what, weddings and travel aside, has been a fairly terrible year, we’re hoping to ring in the New Year in Edinburgh (our third visit this year!) for Hogmany.  Our other plans include 5 nights in and around Iceland in February (brrrrr). A fortnight in Canada around Easter to visit our friend who moved out … More A New Plan?

We got locked in a toilet… but did we finally see puffins?

Our visit to the Isle of May: Okay, so when I say ‘we’, I obviously mean Adam. I was left to team up with another tourist and use keys, coins, and whatever else we had to hand, to prise him from his self-imposed prison cell. There were a definite few minutes where, on either side of … More We got locked in a toilet… but did we finally see puffins?

10 Reasons Why I Love Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

There has to be a reason why I’ve returned year-on-year for more than a decade, and it’s not just because it’s a great reason to catch up with my oldest friend. 1. The Location: No-one can deny that the city of Edinburgh is absolutely stunning. With its incredible architecture, history and monuments, not to mention … More 10 Reasons Why I Love Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Scotland: moody, brooding and bleak, but undeniably beautiful.

Despite having so much to say about our most recent trip, I have been unusually quiet: this is for one reason. Because we returned to a laptop with minimum keyboard function. Typing a blog without most of the numbers and half of the letters actually working is, unsurprisingly, incredibly frustrating! We’ve had to buy an … More Scotland: moody, brooding and bleak, but undeniably beautiful.

A Sacrifice, a Loss and a Plan at Last

Despite over six months, about 200 Word documents pages, and innumerable websites worth of planning, we have finally made the ‘mature’, but gutting decision to cancel our California trip. At a time when we should be searching for and booking cheap flights to LAX, we are instead hunting down the best mortgages and despite having come into … More A Sacrifice, a Loss and a Plan at Last