Collaborative working and why working with independent consultants makes sense

In June, I announced the launch of the Scottish PR Collective at #PRFest. A collaborative group of independent PR practitioners across Scotland. The idea came about because of two reasons. Firstly, being an independent practitioner can be lonely. There’s no-one to bounce ideas off, talk about situations at work and naturally, if you work in … Continue reading Collaborative working and why working with independent consultants makes sense

Review: Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow

I was excited to receive my first personal invitation to a blogger event, which took place last night. The Hilton Garden Inn launched a new menu in their new-look restaurant, Recess. Many moons ago, thankfully in a different life, I actually worked at that hotel when it was the City Inn. I even developed the … Continue reading Review: Hilton Garden Inn Glasgow

3 quick tasty dinners for busy ladies

Working hard doesn't mean you have to eat crap!  There's a certain amount of planning that goes into my weekly shop, to ensure I've ordered the essentials, but also so I can plan what I'm eating - normally this depends on what I've got on during the day and if hubby is eating at home … Continue reading 3 quick tasty dinners for busy ladies

Review: Rick Stein, Winchester

Rick Stein - my food hero I was so excited to find out there was a Rick Stein restaurant in the town we were staying! Last month I went to Goodwood Festival of Speed. I've been several times before, as it's an event where the classic meet the new in automotive. There's also loads of … Continue reading Review: Rick Stein, Winchester

Summer stripe shirts – my high street picks

I've found some great high street blue white stripe shirts! When it comes to summer we like to bring out the navy and white clothes, stripes and splashes of colour or stay classic with tan and metallics. This year, white and blue stripe shirts are bang on-trend and here are my top high street picks, along … Continue reading Summer stripe shirts – my high street picks

My top dog friendly hotels in Scotland

Looking for a dog friendly hotel in Scotland? When you have a four legged friend, there’s nothing better than being able to take them with you on a break. The only problem is, standards and prices vary significantly depending where you stay. In this post, I take a look at dog friendly hotels in Scotland. … Continue reading My top dog friendly hotels in Scotland

Top Glasgow remote working spots

Glasgow remote working spots Do you work by yourself? Remote working keeps getting better! I've got an office and I like it, but it's good to get out and about, meet other people and have a different environment to work in. I often search for Glasgow remote working cafes and bars so I'm taking in … Continue reading Top Glasgow remote working spots

Take two! The Larder

As promised I'm writing about my second trip to The Larder. Read my last post here. I had booked to go back with my friend Tracey who had been with me last month. It was a Friday night, so we had anticipated a couple of glasses of wine and a good natter after a hard … Continue reading Take two! The Larder

My pick of stylish and affordable dining sets

It's no secret that I love to entertain family and friends. When we bought our house, coming up for three years in July, I knew there was enough space for a fabulous dining room. I wanted to create a restaurant dining room in my home. Quality furniture, decor, cutlery and crockery, plus all the details … Continue reading My pick of stylish and affordable dining sets