Portugal

Cycling, what is it good for?

September 16, 2020 Jack 1

I like the thought of cycling that involves effortless pedalling along flat country lanes passing rows of vines, or alongside a gently rolling river, the warm sun kissing my face; a soft breeze caressing glowing skin; a bottle of wine, loaf of fresh bread, and a round of cheese in the wicker basket… […]

Europe

A tasty tour of Scotland’s finest food

October 17, 2018 Jack 0

Scotland is a country blessed with a natural larder overflowing with the sort of produce which should have gourmets slevering at the mouth. On a mini tour of Scotland we enjoyed as good and varied food as we’ve eaten in many a European country […]

Bute

Proud to Hail From the Isle of Bute

February 15, 2016 Jack 0

Over the years I woke up to how privileged I’d been to grow up in such a special location as a tiny island with shortbread tin looks which straddled the lowlands and the Highlands. Now I look on Bute with a mix of pride and sadness. […]

Bute

A Scottish Tablet Awakening with Mrs Tilly’s

February 28, 2014 Andy 3

Before Jack first took me up to Scotland some 20 years ago, long before the digital revolution, the only tablet I was familiar with was the kind taken in pairs with a glass of water when I could feel a migraine coming on… […]