Tag Archives: Scotland

Recent Links I’ve Loved

It’s time for a round-up of things that have caught my eye recently – an eclectic collection. Commercial women’s fiction, the much-derided chick-lit, is unfairly sneered at. As Lizzy Kremer, an agent with David Higham Associates, points out in this … Continue reading

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Bookshop visit: Toppings, St Andrews

One of my favourite bookshops is Toppings in Bath and when I heard that they’d opened a branch in St Andrews, a university town in the East Neuk of Fife and a place that I love – small enough to … Continue reading

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Sunshine between the showers

Our current renovation project is a cottage in a converted stableyard in Fife (the picture on the left is deceptive – because of the layout of the courtyard it has only a little frontage but goes back into the corner … Continue reading

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As the year turns… Reflections on 2014

I’ve been away and so this post is a tad belated, it being the 4th January already, but I’ve been thinking a lot about 2014 and what I want to do in 2015. On the whole, it was a pretty … Continue reading

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Why Better Together has made me a Yes voter

I am English and live in Edinburgh.  I’ve been here for sixteen years and my husband is Edinburgh born and bred. He’s always believed in Scottish independence, albeit with some caveats, and although I supported for devolution in 1997 and … Continue reading

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