• Staycation at the Isle of Coll Hotel

    Relax and Rejuvenate The Coll Hotel, situated in the Hebridean island of Coll off the west coast of Scotland, is a wonderful place to relax…

    Food review : Cathedral House Hotel

    Historic building re-vamped for post-COVID-19 dining We hadn’t been to Cathedral House Hotel for years. Long before a change of ownership in 2018 and extensive…

    Ardbeg join Brewgooder for new beer

    Ardbeg launches beer for clean water projects Islay Distillery, Ardbeg, have teamed up with Brewgooder to produce their first ever beer.  Called The Shortie Smoky…

    Food review: Mamasan, Ingram St, Glasgow

    Full of South-East Asian promise Mamasan has opened on Ingram St filling the void left by steak restaurant Cau. It’s from the same people behind…

    75 years on from nuclear attacks of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

    Anniversary of the dropping of the world’s first atomic bomb This week has marked the 75th anniversary of what is, unfortunately, one of many black…

    Recipe : Scottish cherry tart

    Made with Scottish-grown cherries This scrumptious cherry tart is so easy to make.  No need to chill pastry, the filling takes seconds to make and…

    Waitrose supporting South African wine

    South African wine from Waitrose Cellar   The wine industry in South Africa is under pressure due to the ban on alcohol sales in the…