Weekend break with Aidan (40)

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…


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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January Round Up!

Let’s face it, I’ve been bloody dismal at updating this here weblog. I’d like to say I’m too busy living my life to actually blog about it, but the truth…

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Pack Your Bags: We’re Going to Berlin!

These were not the words I was expecting to hear at 4am on a Friday morning. But those were the words coming out of James’s mouth. I blinked in the…

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App Review: Clink

Living abroad is great, but it means that I miss out on most of my friends birthdays. Sure, I can send them something from Amazon, but what if I just…


What’s On at Hard Rock Cafe Edinburgh This Winter

I don’t know if I’ve told you this before, but I seriously love the festive season. I’ve got a pair of Rudolph slippers on right now and it’s still November….