Edinburgh – the final installment

Day 3 of our city break dawned with less promising skies than those that had preceded them and so we opted for a somewhat lazier approach. Having read great things on other blogs about Urban Angel, we waited in a 45 minute queue for brunch.  Given that we had strong coffee and our books to … Continue reading Edinburgh – the final installment


Edinburgh Day 1 – a travel diary

An early morning arrival in Edinburgh and a skinning breeze from the North made me glad that we were staying in a really nice hotel like The Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa. Firstly, it was great that a room would be available despite it being only 10am and hours before official check-in. Secondly, the city centre … Continue reading Edinburgh Day 1 – a travel diary

Mother & Daughter Night Away

In a long overdue blog update, it is a pleasure to recall a lovely night of food and frolics with my mum in Killarney recently.  Arguably the jewel in Kerry's crown, the dull misty afternoon did nothing to dampen the spirit of the bustling tourist town.  A blazing fire and friendly smile provided welcome refuge from … Continue reading Mother & Daughter Night Away