Gorgeous Glass

A couple of weeks ago I attended a glass workshop. This was last year's birthday present from my Mum and Sister - isn't it nice when birthdays last a long time! I have always wanted to have a go at working with glass, so this gift was just perfect. The workshop was run by the [...]


The gulls are back….

Early April, but you wouldn't know it from the temperatures and weather we are having here in Edinburgh. It's more like early January on both counts. Nature is unpredictable. She keeps us on our toes. This is our view on a sunny day: This is how it looked this morning (it's snowing now as I type!). [...]

“It’s great to let go – I should have started sooner”. Timeless, restorative advice on how to live from Isabel Allende

Living life to the full is all down to perception. It does not matter how old we are, the spirit is always young, adaptable and capable of being inspired, if we would only step back and allow it to be so. In this short yet powerful Ted Talk, Isabel Allende presents a wonderful manifesto for [...]