Sunday morning and the sun is streaming through the window.  What a perfect day to go out and enjoy the sunshine and have breakfast made for us! We decided to head for Craigie Farm, just on the outskirts of Edinburgh on the road to Kirkliston. Craigie Farm is a wonderful place for adults and children…

We loved Iris!   Isn’t it lovely when you have nothing planned or booked but stumble upon a cosy packed restaurant that has space for 2?   We visited Iris on Thistle Street on our last Saturday night “doing” the Edinburgh festival.  We were starving after a fun packed hour watching Bob Downe the Prince…

 A Quick stop for Coffee at Wellington Coffee. I had to nip into town for a very quick shop on Thursday and managed to get parked no problem on Heriot Row.   Although it was dull, it was really mild, so after a whistle stop tour of George Street and Jenners I decided to treat myself…

Pre Dinner Cocktails at Bar Kohl After trying a few restaurants to try to book a special Birthday meal for a Saturday night, we decided to try Hotel Du Vin Bistro after choices 1, 2 and 3 were fully booked! This was rather fortunate as it allowed us to eventually make it to Bar Kohl, 54 George IV…

Luxury Chocolate in Highland Perthshire and The Signet Library Edinburgh 2 visits, 2 months apart, 1 Chocolatier, 1 Whisky Belle, 1 Mixologist,  4 Whiskies, and 4 Chocolates, Bliss….. 2 months ago whilst touring Highland Perthshire we took a detour to call into the Highland Chocolatier – Iain Burnett’s shop and factory in Grandtully, near Aberfeldy. We had…

Easter in the West Highlands. Holly Tree Hotel and Swimming Pool Kentallen, Glencoe, Argyll PA38 4BY We checked into the Holly Tree Hotel, about a 10 minute drive from Glencoe village on the Oban Road.  Check in was very efficient and our room was amazing.  A “captain’s room” with loch views (all rooms have loch…