Travel Notes | Peebles & Biggar

Travel Notes | Peebles & Biggar

The last few weeks have been hectic and the next couple are promising to be the same so when the opportunity arose to a little back to have a welcome rest in the midst of it all the The Elphinstone in Biggar I was all ‘hell yes about it’.

I was glad of the chance to escape for the weekend without my laptop and a good friend for company. We decided to make a little weekend trip out of it and explore what our back doorstep really has to offer.

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3 Of The Loveliest Places To Eat In The Scottish Borders

3 Of The Loveliest Places To Eat In The Scottish Borders

Since I’ve been spending this summer at home, I’ve been trying to revert to being a tourist in my own area and seeing things a little differently. Whilst the Scottish Borders are not Glasgow, it doesn’t mean there aren’t things to see and do and places to eat! Although I’ve been working during the week, I have had weekends off for exploring and grabbing a bite to eat!

I thought I’d share three of my favourite places if you are in the area, all tried and tested by me. Going out of my way to eat at places so I can share, you know me, I’m a kind soul. I was intending to include another place: Hugo’s Wine Bar in Duns but the photographs I took were just so dreadful I just can’t. Not that I’m a perfect pants at photography but honestly, I don’t know what went wrong with these ones, bit ashamed if I’m honest.

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Out of Love // Review

Out of Love // Review

I have always loved the concept of the Edinburgh Festival and the Fringe but have never really ventured there until now. When I was asked to review the Plaines Plough production of Out of Love by Elinor Cook, I couldn’t refuse. Some of the acts on show at the Edinburgh Festival can be quite, interesting, but the summary of Out of Love sounded very intriguing indeed.

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6 Of My Favourite Places In The Scottish Borders

6 Of My Favourite Places In The Scottish Borders

After spending two weeks at home over Easter break, I’ve done a bit of thinking about the Scottish Borders. My feelings about this place are constantly changing, sometimes I can’t abide it, I miss the fast nature of the city but other times I adore it.

I adore sleepy mornings, quiet afternoons, sunshine unfiltered, the continuous chirping of birds and a picturesque spot around almost every corner. My two weeks at home weren’t as relaxing as I would quite like (exams were looming and I spent a lot of time in my room revising *sob*) but it doesn’t mean I didn’t manage to procrastinate my time away on some occasions.

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Nippon Kitchen, Glasgow

Nippon Kitchen, Glasgow

One casual rainy Friday where I was nursing a hangover, in a huff about Riverdale, dreading my seminar and had made and then cancelled plans to trot around IKEA, I ended up in Nippon Kitchen.

My phone started freaking out as it tried to receive Facebook messages whilst out on the desk of said seminar and I quickly thrust it in my bag before slyly opening Facebook up on my laptop to pretend like I was writing in-depth notes, my friend Keila had asked if I wanted to go for lunch.

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