If you like a good burger and you’re in Glasgow but you’ve not been to Bread Meats Bread I want to know what you’ve been playing at. The City Centre and the West End branches are both amazing and serve up arguably the best burgers in the city. When Bread Meats Bread announced they were… Continue reading Brunch at ‘Babs, Glasgow
The nights are fair drawing in, as they say (and that’s what I’m blaming my less than bright photos on, just fyi). Fortunately, this months’ Glossybox is bright and shiny enough to take my mind off the chilly weather and endless drizzle. Particularly since this months’ box is a themed one and the theme is… Continue reading Glossybox unboxing – October ’17
Last Tuesday I went along to the King’s Theatre in Glasgow with Raj and co to go and see The Addams Family. When Raj had suggested the trip I knew nothing about the production but I knew I’d liked The Addams Family movies and the cartoon series as a kid, and that something like this… Continue reading The Addams Family
Does Amazon send you countless emails with offers on books? Do you look, just in case there’s something you actually want to read? Do you end up buying virtual stacks of them at £0.99 and £1.49 just because you can’t not own this text if that’s the price? I’m sure this is why half the… Continue reading Book review: Wolf Hall
Back in January, I set myself a Goodreads reading challenge for the year. In 2016 I’d managed to read 46 books, having set myself the target of reading 30. This year I thought I’d read 45. I’d considered going higher but at the time I still had my thesis to correct, and I knew that… Continue reading Goodreads reading challenge 2017: Success!
Yes, I know I’m a bit late with this. September kind of ran away with me, I’m afraid, so I’ve not been anywhere near as organised as I usually am. Anyway, nevermind. As usual, I’m looking back on the month now to see what new things I tried. Here’s my list: Oktoberfest! Despite the name,… Continue reading New things I tried in September
Last week, after work, I found myself wandering down to the English Speaking Union, of all places. A strange enough venue (and Google Maps told me that the Edinburgh Toastmasters meet there, though how it knows that I can’t guess). I was there to see a lecture by Dame Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell. I am… Continue reading Jocelyn Bell Burnell: Careering Through Astronomy