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The Handlebards – Summer Shakespeare Tour

Four guys, four bicycles….nothing unusual about that; add to the mix a Summer … [Read More...]

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Mouton Cadet’s Pitch perfect pairing at the Home of Golf

This year’s Open Golf Championship has certainly been a game of mixed fortunes, … [Read More...]

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Can you Escape, Edinburgh

Not a typical billing for a Sunday morning; Operation Bald Eagle took our team … [Read More...]

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Dunvarlich House, Aberfeldy, Perthshire

Much is spoken of Living History both from an educational and enjoyment … [Read More...]

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The Mill at Lewinshope, Yarrow Valley, Selkirkshire

Familiar as I am with the Scottish Borders, the breathtaking inland scenery of … [Read More...]

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Grand Central Hotel Glasgow

I LOVE this hotel – what can I say. It’s been many years since I last stayed at … [Read More...]

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Mouton Cadet’s Pitch perfect pairing at the Home of Golf

This year’s Open Golf Championship has certainly been a game of mixed fortunes, presenting difficult and challenging conditions all round, in the face of which, some prospered and some fell, under typically intense Press scrutiny. With Mother Nature flexing her vast muscle, patience came to the fore … [Read Detailed Review...]

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The Mill at Lewinshope, Yarrow Valley, Selkirkshire

Familiar as I am with the Scottish Borders, the breathtaking inland scenery of Scotland’s borderlands never ceases to impress. Completely identifiable, with bursts of lowland and flat pastures contrasted against hillside towns and villages with beautiful forest-lined backdrops, it offers a unique … [Read Detailed Review...]

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Grand Central Hotel Glasgow

I LOVE this hotel – what can I say. It’s been many years since I last stayed at this, one of Glasgow’s longest established hotels and certainly one of the leading 4 star properties of the city. A recent renovation project has seen the Grand Central Glasgow receive a luxurious makeover, retaining … [Read Detailed Review...]

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The Balmoral Hotel, Edinburgh and Number One Restaurant.

I’ve often pondered the marriage of 5 star luxury and first class hospitality as the two, surprisingly, don’t always sit entirely comfortably together; one half of the partnership falling somewhat short of the undoubted high expectations set by such a top end grading. Superb hospitality, is … [Read Detailed Review...]

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Pinto, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh

The sombreros had another airing at the weekend for a return visit to central Scotland’s answer to a Mexican Fiesta. I was delighted to see another Pinto opening in Edinburgh, following their launch in Scotland’s capital at Lothian Road. Shandwick Place opened some months ago and, in the heart of … [Read More...]

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The Flodigarry Hotel, Skye

Guest post by Kirsty Allan As if the magnificent drive up to the north of Skye wasn’t enough, we were greeted upon arrival at the Flodigarry Hotel by their very own Lone Piper playing for us as we weaved our way down the hillside driveway. Silhouetted perfectly with two deer sculptures against … [Read More...]

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