Below is an extract from an article I wrote 15 years ago for my school magazine, when my teenage generation was beginning to embrace the medium of text. Imagine a time when smartphones didn’t exist (you were lucky if you had the coveted Nokia with the interchangeable fascia) and Facebook was still a twinkle … More The Language of Social Media
A summary of our road trip and some top tips. Read more on my Scotland’s North Coast 500 blog post.
The North Coast 500 was introduced in 2014 to invigorate the tourism industry in the furthest reaches of mainland Scotland. Billed as ‘Scotland’s Route 66’, the 500 mile circular road trip from Inverness promises the best of Scotland: dramatic scenery, heritage and plenty of opportunity to explore the great outdoors. Day 1: Inverness to Dornoch … More Scotland’s North Coast 500
Vivanta by Taj Coral Reef, Maldives We’d normally go skiing with a week’s holiday in February, but due to an alcohol-induced dancefloor-sustained lunging injury, that wasn’t going to be an option this year. With a month to go Darling Man declared himself capable of little more than lying around, so our dreams of snowy … More Maldivian Memories
Ingredients 200g biscuits (I used plain digestives) 75g soft butter 300g white chocolate, melted and cooled 284ml double cream 250g cream cheese 250g mascarpone 150g punnet of raspberries
I’m not going to become a wedding bore, and this is definitely not a wedding blog- but I did get married recently and I really want to acknowledge the outstanding work by some fantastic teams. Our wedding was planned in 4 months, during much of which we were out of the country, so we really … More My Wedding Directory
They’re not all recent releases, but these are the books that have influenced me in the last 12 months (in no particular order).