My great Friday Pottery throw down

My great Friday Pottery throw down

When I moved up to Edinburgh in the summer I decided to join up to a class to learn a new skill, hopefully meet some new people and indulge my creative side and lo and behold Dirty Earth came up on my Facebook feed like the answer to all my wishes and I joined...
Isle Of Wight festival with kids

Isle Of Wight festival with kids

I worked for a number of years with the lovely team from the Isle Of Wight festival back in the day and loved every minute of it, then my kids came along and for one reason and another we didn’t get the chance to go back until last summer. I’m so happy we...
Portobello to Musselburgh – a windy weekday walk

Portobello to Musselburgh – a windy weekday walk

My husband and I had a day off together a couple of weeks ago and had to get the car serviced down near Portobello, so we decided to make a day of it and go for an epic long walk to Musselburgh and back. It was a beautiful misty start and it really brightened up as we...
A family adventure in Glencoe and Skye

A family adventure in Glencoe and Skye

Last weekend we took a family trip over to the beautiful mountains of Glencoe and the Isle Of Skye. The weather was freezing and the rain pretty much torrential, but the moments in between as the mist rolled over the mountains, or we caught a rainbow or a glimmer of...
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

We are so enjoying being in Edinburgh a few months in, we always used to come up to Scotland for Christmas every year, but this is our first one actually living here as a family. There is just so much festive spirit around the place just now and so I thought I would...
Autumn mists, Loch Lomond & Finnich Glen

Autumn mists, Loch Lomond & Finnich Glen

We spent a wonderfully chilled and very rare child free weekend soaking up the peace and solitude of the Trossachs. We explored Loch Lomond and Finnach Glen, the Devils Pulpit. It was misty, cold, rainy, extremely muddy, but absolutely...