Whiskey & Porridge – Breakfast in a Tartan Shirt

You know I like to dress up, especially to eat, and a tartan shirt is my idea of dressing up for a Scottish Breakfast. This week in Scotland has been a week of firsts, with breakfast in a tartan shirt to the breakfast itself which was something of a genuine eye-opener. When we went down for breakfast, I thought I would make an effort with a bit of tartan on my back.  I went for a 100% cotton...

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‘Och-ay-the-noo’ – A Scottish Wedding in the Highlands

This week I am feeling all ‘och-ay-the-noo!’ as I am in Scotland for a traditional Scottish wedding.  The Scottish Highlands are a glorious place, so different from the hustle of the City.  They are not somewhere I visit often, but each time I arrive I am reminded how beautiful it is here and wonder why I do not come here more. The smell of the Highlands is so refreshing; so clean and clear the...

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How to Tie a Bow Tie

After writing my last post and focussing upon dinner shirts and bow ties, I thought it would seem fitting to create a post about how to tie a bow tie. I remember as a child watching my Dad tying his bow tie.  It seemed vastly complicated and the bow tie seemed to emerge under his fingers as if by magic.  I thought he was so clever and never dreamed it possible that I would ever learn how to tie...

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