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Goodbye Berlin; Hello Munich!

I’m taking part in a 30 day blog challenge. I’m going to make the effort to write something fresh every day in October. It shouldn’t be too hard, as I’m…

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West Highland Way: Day One

Milngavie to Drymen. 19km, or 11.75 miles if you want to do it the old fashioned way. “There must be somewhere in Milngavie that sells porridge.” “There’s Greggs.” We’d just…

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My Tips for Hiking the West Highland Way

I’ve wanted to walk the West Highland Way for years, ever since my friend Alan mentioned it during a long and boring shift at work back in 2007. Starting outside…

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Scotland voted no: let’s make Britain great

I originally posted this on Facebook, but I wanted to share it with more people than my immediate friends and family. On Friday, Scotland voted against self-determination. I was heartbroken…

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How I learned to stop worrying and be my own boss

It’s been two years since I turned to my boss and said “you can take your job and shove it, I ain’t working here no more!” (or words to that…

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48 Hours in Lisbon

I lived in Lisbon for six months, and during that time I fell head over heels for the city. I loved everything about it. Colourful buildings, ancient trams rattling along,…

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City breaks. You love them, I love them: in fact I love them so much that these days I tend to spend six months or so in nice cities because…

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REVIEW: The Stockbridge Restaurant

When I was invited along to review The Stockbridge Restaurant, I absolutely jumped for joy. Tucked away in a basement on St Stephen’s Street, this chic little brasserie has been…

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This Sh– is Bananas

B-A-N-A-N-A-S! No? Ok. Anyway, I’ve been on a wee bit of a health kick since January. Instead of following a fad diet¬†like I usually do, this time I’ve decided to…

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February Round-Up

1. Beautiful day at the explorer’s tower 2. Enjoying date night at The Old Pharmacy 3. Wandering 4. The Electricity Factory 5. The Caves pay a visit 6 & 7…

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