Argyll, Scotland

Mist rolling in from the sea – a weekend on the Kintyre Peninsula

"Mull of Kintyre, oh mist rolling in from the sea". Is it possible to visit the Kintyre Peninsula without that song popping into your head? Apparently not, as we found out when we spent a couple of days there recently. Kintyre Peninsula highlights - day 1When the day of our eagerly anticipated Kintyre trip arrived,… Continue reading Mist rolling in from the sea – a weekend on the Kintyre Peninsula

Argyll, Scotland

Champagne under the stars – Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village

Once upon a time, before foreign travel became affordable, holidaying at home was the norm. In the UK, families would flock to holiday camps for 'organised fun'. With a long list of camp rules to comply with, those holidays must have felt a bit like doing National Service. I can remember my granddad driving to… Continue reading Champagne under the stars – Drimsynie Estate Holiday Village

Argyll, Scotland

Festive fun at The George Hotel, Inveraray

Ten years ago today, I met Mr G at a Christmas night out in Edinburgh. It was love at first sight - thankfully, for both of us! 6 months later, we decided to have our first mini-break together.  Having seen more of Scotland I was tasked with finding us somewhere to stay. After humming and… Continue reading Festive fun at The George Hotel, Inveraray

Argyll, Inner Hebrides, Scotland

I survived Black Friday!

It's that time of year again when ordinary, mild-mannered folk go loopy at the mere hint of a bargain.  On Black Friday who amongst us can resist the thrill of wrestling with a complete stranger on the floor of Toys R Us to secure the last coveted Hatchimal in store? I'll give you a clue -… Continue reading I survived Black Friday!