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Events we have attended

Halloween is over I know but….

….The Jackolantern is still sitting in the window, there are still tiny black plastic spiders all over the house, pictures of pumpkins still adorn the walls and the house gets decorated for halloween everday…..Why?¬† Well it’s our first time! ….Halloween … Continue reading

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Jazz On A Summers Day

The Sun is shining on my face, a gentle breeze is blowing, bringing to my ears the sounds of people talking and laughing, children playing, and through it all the sweet sounds of jazz….. This is a rare moment of … Continue reading

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What On Earth Is Cranachan?

What on Earth is Cranachan? Cranachan¬† in a traditional Scottish pudding made with oatmeal, honey, cream, whisky and raspberries. It is beautiful, we tried it at a wedding earlier in the year, and as you can see from the photo, … Continue reading

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High Tea at the Sheraton Grand

I recently had another birthday (not telling which one) and as a gift, my husband took me out for “tea” to the Sheraton Grand. We arrived with time to spare so the boys played amongst the giant stone balls out … Continue reading

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A Day Out in August: The Edinburgh Festival

Edinburgh is awash with excitement in August. Every year an ever expanding collection of arts and cultural events descend upon The Festival City to entertain and delight thousands of people from around the world. Strangely enough there is actually no … Continue reading

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