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Afternoon Tea at The Marcliffe

Afternoon Tea at The Marcliffe

A few weeks ago I was treated to afternoon tea at The Marcliffe Hotel on the outskirts of Aberdeen. The Marcliffe is a well known hotel up in Aberdeen, being the only 5 star hotel in the city. It really is a gorgeous hotel (I haven’t stayed overnight but have been for dinner and was…

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A Weekend at Crieff Hydro

A Weekend at Crieff Hydro

Crieff Hydro is spread over 900 acres of countryside just outside of Perth. You can stay in the hotel itself or in one of the self catering lodges in the grounds. A couple of months ago, my mum and stepdad drove up from Cardiff and we met them at Crieff Hydro for a relaxing weekend….

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Instagram Round Up #20

Instagram Round Up #20

1 & 2. Recent manicures 3. Ghost The Musical (amazing!) 4. Out for cocktails….. 5. Banoffee cupcakes 6. A stormy walk at Aberdeen Beach 7. Me and my sisters all dressed up for St David’s Day when we were little 8. Afternoon Tea with Mum and sisters 9. Berry and Balsamic Chocolate Mousse 10. Another…

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Instagram Round Up #19

Instagram Round Up #19

1. Went to see The Lion King in Edinburgh. 2. The Falkirk Wheel. 3. Edinburgh Christmas Market. 4, 5 & 6. Better late than never – Christmas photos! 7 to 12. Skiing for New Year in Montgenevre.

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Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide

1. Jam Classic Wireless Speakers I love how little space these HMDX speakers take up! You can either use them wirelessly from 10m away or connect to phones / iPods using an aux-in cable. We actually use ours in the kitchen where we are very low on sockets so just recharge every few days. The…

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Instagram Round Up #18

Instagram Round Up #18

1. The beach at Nairn 2, 3 & 4. Culloden Battle Field 5. Brodie Castle 6, 7 & 8. Crathes Castle 9. Cute tree inside a pub! 10. Forth Bridge 11. Caerphilly Castle 12. Castell Coch 13. Ice wine all the way from Canada! 14. Delicious strawberries and chocolate 15. My new festive earrings! 16….

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Go Ape

Go Ape

Last weekend I visited Go Ape with a group of friends. The Go Ape site nearest to Aberdeen is in Crathes Castle, about 40 minutes drive from town. ¬†After signing in at the centre and reading the rules of the course, our harnesses were fitted and we spent around half hour with our instructor Dave…

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Instagram Round Up #17

Instagram Round Up #17

1. New flowers for the balcony 2. Lime, cardamom and pistachio cupcakes 3. Homemade chocolate birthday cake 4. Amazing sunrise! 5. Lovely weather and a bright blue sea 6. Trying out some metallic polishes 7. Sculpture on the beach at Stonehaven 8. Went to a fab cupcake cafe! 9. Holo glitter polish

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Instagram Round Up #16

Instagram Round Up #16

1. Pula Colosseum. 2. View from a little hilltop village. 3. Cute street. 4. Porec. 5. Amazing clear sea! 6. Rovinj. 7. Cupcakes! 8. Had a go at axe throwing… 9. Spent the weekend at Edinburgh Fringe. 10, 11 & 12. Out for a countryside walk.

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Instagram Round Up #15

Instagram Round Up #15

1. Gradient nails. 2, 3 & 4. Howletts Wild Animal Park. 5. Canterbury Cathedral. 6. Cheery pie baked by my dad. 7 & 9. Dinner outside with fairy lights. 8. Llama who lives in the field behind my dads house! 10. Ben & Jerry time. 11. Rowing on the river in Tonbridge! 12. Canterbury Cathedral…

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