Snow and rambles

Snow and rambles

I think for now I’m bored of the holiday-porn going on over here, aren’t you? I’ll take a wee break and whip out more sunny photos of Seville and the mountains at some unexpected (read uninspired) moment to bomb you with some vacay-envy later in the month.

Meanwhile, I’ve been back to Scotland for a week or so, and Read on »

Not quite German, but definitely a market

Not quite German, but definitely a market

Just a bunch of snaps today, from this weekend’s outing to the xmas market, which was rather nice. Is it just me though, or is it the same every year, only bigger? This year it goes on in endless rows of stalls, on what’s quite literally four entire levels built onto the slopes of Princes Street Gardens. It’s huge, and I don’t think I saw more than a third of it.

Sidenote: Read on »

Three things #2

Three things #2

Last week was a good one for surprise discoveries. It was also a very intense one at work, so all these wee pop/alt-cultural gems helped brighten and lighten the load. During daytime toiling away like a maniac at the office, all these workshops requiring so much thought, using up all my brainpower, focussing internally to get the best of my work out there; then heading out or snuggling up to absorb some culture in the evenings. Read on »

Vintage Edinburgh

Vintage Edinburgh

Edinburgh boasts numerous vintage fairs throughout the year, and a pretty decent selection of shops too, if you’re that way inclined. LouLou’s Vintage fair is just one of the many hosted at Assembly Rooms throughout the year, but also one of the biggest ones. Read on »

Winter survival plan

Winter survival plan

Despite my best efforts to avoid any GoT cliches, I can really feel that winter is coming. In theory the fall equinox should be my favourite day of the year (best excuse for +1 hour of sleep that noone can argue with) but it invariably comes as a shock to the system.

So in an effort to distract myself from the horrible darkness that’s upon us, I’m trying to enjoy the season for what it is, and notice the sheer gorgeousness of it. Read on »