Back in 2015, I was midway through planning a holiday to Croatia, when a lot of fuss with Scottish Power finally got resolved and we found ourselves with a bit of a windfall. As a result, we decided to visit Curacao in the Carribean instead. However, I really did want to go to Croatia one… Continue reading A week in Croatia – part 1: arrival at Lopud and The Lafodia
This month’s Glossybox arrived just in time before I went on holiday. Aren’t I lucky? Also, after my whinging last month that I always miss Royal Mail when they try to deliver my box, they the glossies seem to have switched to a different courier, who kindly left it with a neighbour. Result! However, it was another… Continue reading Glossybox unboxing – May 2017
…but I am tired! We got back from our trip to Croatia yesterday evening after a long day of travelling. The holiday was amazing – I’ll tell you all about it in the next few days – but it’s always good to come home. Today will be spent working my way through a mountain of… Continue reading I’m back!
This was an interesting one. I got this book for Christmas from my mother. Since I’d never heard of it, I asked her what inspired the choice. She insisted it had been on my Amazon wishlist. We checked, but it had not. How unusual. Nevertheless, I thought I’d give it a go. The House Without… Continue reading Book review: The House Without Windows and Eepersip’s Life There
I’m off on a week long holiday! Sorry that the blog will go quiet until I get back but P has threatened to disown me if I take my laptop which, I suppose, is fair enough. So I’ll just be forced to enjoy sitting on the beach, drinking cocktails and being a tourist. Cheers!… Continue reading Holiday!
The Sudden Appearance of Hope was a book club choice from Gordon, who suggested it on the basis that he had loved Claire North’s earlier novel, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August. I hadn’t previously heard of Claire North and didn’t really know what to expect from the book, but I know everyone in… Continue reading Book review: The Sudden Appearance of Hope
I love Indian food. In Glasgow, I used to live very close to India Quay, for my money the best Indian restaurant in the city, but certainly in the top 3. Since I lived so close by, I was often there, either dining in the restaurant or picking up a takeaway. However, even the proximity of a… Continue reading Takeaway: Noor’s, Falkirk