Being from the other side of the world, the Scottish Highlands have always occupied a sort of mythical place in my mind. Between the Loch Ness monster, William Wallace, and Pixar’s latest animated flick Brave, the Highlands seem mysterious and full of adventure. So when I got the opportunity to explore the area for three […]Read more "Skye High: Top Ten Moments in the Scottish Highlands"
Today, I saw a woman dressed as Tom Jones’ long lost brother take her clothes off. Including the ‘tache.It all started a year ago, when I missed two flights and three shows in one day (if you’re feeling low on schadenfreude you can read the full story here). Those shows were in Edinburgh, at the […]Read more "Life Lesson #47 – Second Time Lucky"
I’ve been looking forward to this weekend for ages. Like any self respecting theatre freak, I find myself drawn to the the Edinburgh Fringe Festival like a mozzie to one of those lights that zaps them. If only I had made it. I planned the weekend to a degree of precision I believe they call […]Read more "Life Lesson #32- The Trip to Nowhere"
On Friday, straight after The Mousetrap, we caught the overnight bus up to Glasgow for the weekend. We booked the trip for this weekend so we could see Paul’s cousin Zoe perform in a cabaret she’d written as part of her studies at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. The 8 hour bus […]Read more "A Weekend in Scotland"