Dear Call Centre Staff…Sorry for being a bitch. Sorta.

As we kick off a new year I thought this would be a good time to say sorry to all the call centre operatives that I was sarcastic to or, if I am honest, downright rude to, in 2017. Sorry. It wasn’t me…it was my inner sulky 15-year-old, complete with…

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How to Celebrate New Year – Scotland Style

Thanks to Rabbie Burns and his universally sung (and rarely understood) Auld Lang Syne, Scots sorta feel like we invented New Year’s Eve – or Hogmanay – as we call it. Here are some of the strange things we Scots do to welcome in a New Year. We call it…

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GALS: How to buy HIM an OMG Christmas Gift YOU’LL love

4 MINUTE READ Yada. Yada. Yada – Peace and Goodwill to All Men is all very well but what’s often overlooked at Christmas is that Gift Giving provides women with the perfect opportunity to improve their relationship and gently nudge (or in some cases – downright shove) their man towards…

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GUYS: How to buy HER an OMG Christmas Gift SHE’LL love

5 MINUTE READ Gals, feel free to print out, highlight the bits that you like, then leave it near the toilet for him to read…it’ll save him a lot of stressing and you, a lot of disappointment. Hello boys.  News flash – Christmas is coming and you know what that…

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Tracing Gramps…and becoming Irish

4 MINUTE READ  I’m becoming Irish.  To be sure, I’ll still be Scottish and British, but if I can also become Irish it means I’ll still feel European. Ok I admit, that’s quite a lot of nationalities for just one person…but don’t go all judge-y on me. I like to have options…

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How To Hygge – Scotland Style

4 MINUTE READ It’s impossible, between October and March, to spend an aimless hour on Google or pick up a magazine, without coming across some gorgeous Nordic-type telling you how to be more Hygge. Ah yes, Hygge, I hear you mumble as you try to pronounce it (apparently it’s Hoo-guh…

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