After a massive break from blogging, basically lasting from just before lockdown up until now, I’ve decided to put a little love and care back into my blog. There were lots of contributing factors to the lack of posts, but I think mainly living in Groundhog day is the biggie. I mean how can you get the motivation or even any ideas on what to post when you’re repeating similar days/ not having too many exciting events through the year to look forward to and write about. That being said, although 2020 has been a shitter, there have been a few fun things happening…
I’ve had the chance to temporarily move back home to the Outer Hebrides. I can’t think of a better place to be while the world is all going through this craziness. Its been so nice to spend a lot of time with family and keep my normal work routine while on WFH – without work I think I would have lost my sanity.
Ya gal turned 26. I feel like we have all mutually agreed to pause our age since the year has been an absolute write off. But also I was super relieved that lockdown had eased in time for me to move home before my bday so I could enjoy it with family.
So I’m just back in Abz after a fun filled weekend in the capital. Basically plenty of food, plenty of booze and plenty of laughs…so all wins. Alsoooo a trip into the city for Saturday brunch, is there a better way to start your day??! Don’t think so. Anyways, if you wanna hear about our Brunch spot of choice keep reading.
Earlier in the week I arrived back in Abz from a fab long weekend in Amsterdam. My best pal and I took a girls weekend trip to see Maroon 5 and had the most chilled weekend away. I loved every minute of it. And can I just say that we absolutely aced the transport system there. I am super proud of us both.
I’ve decided to do a new little blog series. a monthly round up of things I’ve been up to and things I’ve been loving. So having said that, welcome to Mays Edition…
What Have I Been Watching
So this months obsessions consisted of binge watching Jane the Virgin (why am I so late to this party, I am addicted) , watching Ru Paul Drag Races final and starting to watch a new drama series on BBC called Years and Years.
So a couple weekends ago Eurovision was back on our screens. And I am an absolute nerd for it every year! Which lead to my sister and I’s usual chat about if a certain country wins, we NEED to go the next year. Its on the bucket list!
So that got me thinking about everything else on my bucket list, and I’ve decided if I blog it, its an official list that I need to work my way through… Slowly. No time limit…
Okay so this is a super exciting post! If you are looking for something fun/ different to do I suggest you keep reading to hear about my trip to the Glencoe Mountains for a Drive In Movie…
Harry Potter And The Philosophers Stone
So a couple of weekends ago my friend and I road-tripped up to the mountains to experience our first (but now deffo not last) drive-in movie! As she lives in Edinburgh and I stay in Glasgow it made sense for her to drive through on Friday night and stay with me so we could set off bright and early on our journey.
My first piece in my travel collection. How exciting!! I thought I would start with one close to my heart. So where else, but my childhood home.
I was super fortunate to grow up in a beautiful, friendly, safe and small Island on the edge of Scotland, way up in the North West. It is not the easiest of places to get to, in fact you are probably cheaper to fly away somewhere nice and hot for the weekend than I am to fly back home. Heartbreaking.
I’m not being biased when I say this, but I honestly believe that if you are a fan of Scotland and all the natural beauty it contains a trip through the Western Isles is a must! I managed within the first year of being with my boyfriend to take him a tour of each island contained in the Western Isles bar one. But this will be rectified in next summers visit home!!