Beinn Dubh

Isn’t it amazing how much better everyone feels with a little sunshine?  The Spring Equinox met us on last Tuesday with a small blizzard in Glasgow, followed by a couple …

Getting Hygge With It.

I feel like I cannot open an email, read a magazine article, or even listen to my beloved Women’s hour on BBC Radio 4 without hearing about the Danes and …

A day in Hiroshima

During our time in Kyoto we took advantage of our JR Rail Pass to hop onto a Bullet Train to Hiroshima.  My Lonely Planet Guide listed numerous things to do …

A Wee Guide to… Kyoto, Japan.

Where From Osaka we took the Bullet Train to Kyoto, we opted for the seven day JR Pass which allowed us to use selected services.  If Heaven manifested itself in …

Japanese Fashion , More than Harajuku.

  For years the outrageous fashions of the Harajuku district of Tokyo, with their candy coloured frocks paired with fetish accessories have become synonyms with Japanese Fashion.  Quite the antidote to …

Holiday Blues.

Don’t you just hate it when your holiday is over too soon? I’m just back from a couple of days holiday with some girlfriends, and I’ve got the holiday blues …