• Life

    Dear Real Adults

         So, I don’t really know who I’m addressing with this letter, because who out there actually thinks of themselves as a “real adult”? I think I’m talking to the people who have their shit together, the people who…

  • Life,  Travel

    Royal Highland Show | Scotland

         It’s been a few years since I’ve been to the Highland Show – mainly because I’ve been travelling, or living outside the country! – but I finally went again last week. For anyone unfamiliar with what the Highland…

  • Life

    Edinburgh Pride 2018

         Happy Pride Month! So, last Saturday was Edinburgh’s Pride Parade day, and I went along for the first time. I don’t identify as LGBT+, but I was going with a friend who does, and I’d consider myself an…

  • Life

    Summer Drinks Menu

         So, most regular readers will have spotted that my blog doesn’t ever contain recipes or many food related posts at all. The reason is simple – I’m a terrible cook. I cook to eat to survive, not for…

  • Life,  Musings & Thoughts

    My Favourite Quotes – Part 3

    “Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within” (Tennyson) “And all that’s best of dark and bright/ Meet in her aspect and her eyes” (Byron) “Life is but a day, a fragile dewdrop on its perilous way”…

  • Life,  Musings & Thoughts

    Signs of a Rebel

    She’s the girl who breaks all the rules. She’s the girl who always speaks her mind. She’s the girl who wears what she likes, not caring whether it’s ‘on trend’. She’s the girl who seeks out adventure. (source)

  • Life,  Musings & Thoughts

    To Spring

         Spring is a time of renewal. A time of rebirth, of reincarnation. It is the season of change and fresh starts. A season when life springs back into the world, and joy and energy burst forth in ourselves.…

  • Life

    Another Year Older | 24

         Last week I turned 24, and I now definitely have to say I’m in my mid-twenties, and I’m definitely considered an adult by the rest of the world. I mean, I’ve been an ‘adult’ for several years now,…