Camping in Scotland, Part 2: My top 10 tips for fellow sceptics

Camping in Scotland, Part 2: My top 10 tips for fellow sceptics
A few weeks ago I had my first experience of camping in Scotland. Contrary to my fears, it was actually fun. And as promised, I’m going to share my most helpful hints and tips, for anyone else considering it: (Please note these are for camping in the summer months, when it’s not freezing.) 1. Weather ...

Camping in Scotland part 1: a different kind of lovely

Camping in Scotland part 1: a different kind of lovely
This is the first summer in all my life that I won’t be going to the Mediteranean. If you know me, you’ll know that’s a pretty big deal. Sun and sea are things I don’t do without.  HOWEVER, I also remembered the stark realisation I made when going to (scorching) Greece in the summer, with ...

Reuben: Behold a son!

Reuben: Behold a son!
Over the last two years I’ve missed writing my blog. I was so chuffed when my friend Vayda enthusiastically encouraged me to start writing again. She said I should start with a come back post about Reuben. So here it is. Reu-Ben. It means behold a son. Behold…. A Son!!!!???  Precisely how I felt when, ...