After the excesses of Christmas we decided to make good use of our new book – “Isle of Skye – 40 Coast and Country Walks” We were staying at a beautiful holiday cottage called Tir nan Og on the Waternish Peninsula so we chose a 5K walk to Oronsay Island to get us started. The walk involves…

  Hogmanay 2014, blowing a hoolie, pouring rain, milder than of late but The  Misty Isle… Eilean a Cheo…Skye …..had come into her own!   Waterfalls appeared, streams were bursting over the ditches and onto the road and the Cuillins had disappeared from view behind the mist and rain.     We were on our way to the Ancestral home…

A visit to the Hydro to see James in concert and a wee overnight stay in Glasgow wouldn’t be complete without a pre-concert bite to eat so we took to twitter to find out “the place to dine in Glasgow” The Gannet at 1155 Argyll Street was one of a number of recommendations and so after reading…

Boys Eat Scotland review of dinner at Contini Cannonball, at Cannonball House on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile. After a cry for help on Twitter for suggestions on where to dine in Edinburgh at short notice on a Saturday night, a very nice person from Contini Cannonball kindly offered us a table in their new restaurant.  This…

The East Neuk of Fife is one of our favourite places to head to for a wee run in the car.  Hmmm that makes me sound a bit like my Gran, but it’s true!  The area has so much to offer from lovely beaches, quaint little seaside villages, lovely walks and of course it’s a…

Having a wander through Stockbridge we spotted a new shop and surprise surprise it wasn’t a charity shop.  The new outlet is directly opposite Costa Coffee which is really quite fitting, as this new tea shop couldn’t be more different. Pekoe Tea of Edinburgh is a family owned business that has been trading ethical with…