The Jaguar I-Pace

I was invited to the launch of the new Jaguar I-Pace at Taggarts Jaguar. It was in May and I'm sorry it's taken so long to get this post together! This isn't a sponsored post but I do have a relationship with Lookers Group when I borrow cars to review. Just to be fully transparent! … Continue reading The Jaguar I-Pace

Recipe: my smokey chicken and bean ragout

When I was in Guernsey in August, we had breakfast at Octopus one day and they served homemade baked beans. I wasn't sure what to expect but they were delicious! When I came home, to Glasgow, I wanted to try and make them myself - a slightly healthier alternative and much more tasty than the … Continue reading Recipe: my smokey chicken and bean ragout

Review: Dakota Deluxe Glasgow

Have you been to Dakota Deluxe? It's opposite the old police station at Pitt Street, with the entrance on West Regent Street. It's very typical of the Dakota brand. It's a dark exterior, windows darkened by blinds and frosting but when you go in, there's definitely a lux feeling. Dakota is brand designed and brought … Continue reading Review: Dakota Deluxe Glasgow

Rewarding yourself is important

Come November, my business, Aura, will celebrate 10 years in business! I had a big plan of things I wanted to do to celebrate. I mean, how do you celebrate blood, sweat and tears?! The first thing I did was write a list of what I wanted to achieve... #Raise awareness of 10 years  #Talk … Continue reading Rewarding yourself is important

Ten reasons I love my job

Have I ever told you that I love my job?! I do. Even when I've been stressed beyond belief and even when I have to pay stupid money for VAT and Tax, I still love what I do. Here are ten reasons I love my job: I'm my own boss - that doesn't mean slacking, … Continue reading Ten reasons I love my job

Update: what I’m up to

Hello lovelies! Hope you're well and August is off to a great start? Having said that, August has signalled the end of the Glasgow summer and we're entering autumn with full force. Boo! Today's the first day I've had on a jumper for a long time. I got soaked this morning when I was out … Continue reading Update: what I’m up to

Would you sleep in the park?

A nationwide sleep out to end homelessness in Scotland for good. Four Cities. One night. 12,000 people under the stars. Saturday 8th December, 2018 Social Bite, Sleep in the Park Last year 8,000 people joined the world’s largest sleep out in Princes St Gardens to raise £4 million and call for an end to homelessness … Continue reading Would you sleep in the park?

Things I’m up to just now

I’ve neglected you, and I’m sorry. Things have been busy over the last few weeks and I’ve been meaning to blog, but you know, life gets in the way. Have you been loving our summer weather in Glasgow? Boy it’s been hot! I’m not complaining though as I’m out in the garden at every opportunity, … Continue reading Things I’m up to just now

Penthouse with a view

Penthouses are for the rich and famous, right?Well, you might think that, but after my visit to Blythswood Square Hotel's newly launched penthouse, you might be scrabbling about trying to think of ways of using it. Up on the top floor (obviously) of the Blythswood Hotel in Glasgow, an overhaul to the penthouse, worth almost … Continue reading Penthouse with a view