North Berwick minibreak – MacDonald Marine Hotel & Spa

I have to confess, I have been to the MacDonald Marine Hotel three times now…  Usually I try to go somewhere new whenever I can but there’s something about this place that keeps me coming back – actually a few things…  It’s just an hour and a half from Glasgow, it’s completely dog friendly (our room even had tweed dog…
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Altapura – on cheese & interior dreams

Initially it seemed to me that a fondue review from the Alps might be a little out of context on the last day of April…  but then it snowed, in Glasgow, yesterday.  So here we are… The Altapura is one of those places that you literally couldn’t make up.  If you’ve ever been to the Alps and know the work…
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Le Hameau du Kashmir – high in the Alps

Aaaand breathe…  High, high in the French Alps, the highest in all of Europe, lies Val Thorens and a week of bliss.  We flew to Geneva, picked up a car and started the twisty drive up, up, up into the mountains, arriving in darkness at Le Hameau du Kashmir. Waking up that first morning, sun streaming into our Kashmir style chalet…
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USA photo diary – 24 hours in San Francisco

Because it’s totally ok to basically eat icecream for breakfast… The final leg of our journey was the shortest and whilst I usually bemoan short legs (I am of the long body cursed clan), this one was sweet.  So one day, and not even a day because there was that work thang thrown right in there in the middle of…
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USA photo diary – LA in a day

It’s true what they say about those LA sunsets… Flying into Los Angeles gave us another three hours jetlag to contend with but also a slew of palm fringed sunsets and endless kale salads as well as the chance of sand between our toes.  Between meetings and events we had one day off and honestly I can’t think of a…
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