Cat Morley


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Oct

4

Saturday
Even though I work from home, so I could do it on any day of the week, I love waking up early on Saturday and baking. This morning, I surprised Tom by waking up with cinnamon and raisin bread, hot ...

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Loch Ness
We were sad to leave our cozy train carriage at Sleeperzz this morning but it was our last day in the north of Scotland and time to head home. We stopped off to see the seals one last time at Loch...

Sep

30

John O'Groats
After waking up in our cosy rail carriage at Sleeperzzz, it was time to jump in the Fig and head further north than we'd ever been in Scotland. We stopped off in Whaligoe, which was our Nothing To...

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Sleeperzzz
After waking up in our lovely hotel room in Aberdeen, we jumped in Fig and headed north. When we spotted signs for the Scottish Dolphin Centre at Spey Bay, we couldn't resist making a detour to che...

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Aberdeen
I won Millennium's Photography Workshop last month and the prize was a night stay at any of their hotels in the UK. We've been wanting to explore the north of Scotland so we picked a night in Aberd...

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Jupiter Artland
Laura told us about Jupiter Artland a few weeks ago and as this was the last weekend it would be open until next year, we decided to held along a check it out. You collect a map and then set off t...

26

Heads N Tales
We've been wanting to try Edinburgh Gin's new bar Heads N Tales for a while and tonight we met up with Calum & Harriet there for cocktails. Hidden underneath the Rutland Hotel, the bar was ver...

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Thursday
You know you're starting to become a grown up when you get excited about cookware. I'd been eyeing up these shiny copper pans from Sainsbury's Cooks Collection which were way out of our budget unti...

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Little Sparta
We read about Little Sparta, an art filled garden for poetry lovers, in the Nothing To See Here book which Kenny gave us and thought it sounded perfect for my Mum. After driving to the middle of n...

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Tuesday
Tom met the cutest cat on his way home today so he stopped to take a video of it for me. We still haven't heard from our landlady about getting our own yet. Tuna is still my absolute favourite dis...

21

Sunday
Nathan came to stay last night and to say thank you, he offered to cook us cinnamon pancakes for breakfast. It was fun watching him in the kitchen and by the way he cooked, I have a sneaky feeling...

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Mushroom Foraging
My Dad got us tickets for a mushroom foraging walk in Balquhidderock Wood in Stirling today which is something that's been on my someday list for a while. We'd were assured that none of them are p...

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Thursday
Today was a big day for Scotland, as it was time to vote on Independence. I was partly glad that all the debating and fighting would finally be over but I also knew that either way, roughly 50% of ...

15

Sakura Tree
I've been asked to write an Edinburgh city guide for my favourite magazine Bust, so Tom and I were busy thinking up all the best places to recommend today. It was raining heavily as we were walkin...

14

Sunday
Keava & Rosa were back in Edinburgh today so we met up with them for coffee and cake at The Secret Herb Garden which was a bit more crowded and a little less secret than the last time we visite...

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Happy Birthday to the Forth Road Bridge
Tonight was the firework display for the Forth Road Bridge's 50th birthday so we headed along to South Queensferry to see them. There was a procession across the bridge at sunset with other 2000 p...

12

Belle Of The Forth
My Mum had got my Nana tickets for a cruise on the forth as a birthday present and as the weather forecast was pretty good, we decided to take the trip today. This time we were on the Belle Of The...

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Thursday
Fujifilm sent us their new Instax Sharer, a printer that connects to your phone and prints polaroid photos on Instax film. It's even more awesome than I hoped it would be and I love the prints. I ...

10

Seaside Road-Trip
I'd made a promise to my Nana that if we ever got a car, we'd take her for fish & chips in Anstruther. The weather was lovely today, so we put the roof down on Fig, spun by Burntisland to pick ...

5

Friday
Davina & Ross were playing in Edinburgh tonight and invited us along to their gig at the Voodoo Rooms. It was an acoustic gig and a lot more intimate then the shows we'd seen them play in Londo...

4

Thursday
I picked up some tricolor lasagna sheets when we were at 181 Delicatessen last week and couldn't wait to try them out. I've never made lasagna before because Tom told had told me he didn't like it...

3

Mademoiselle Macaron
We have an awesome new cafe called Mademoiselle Macaron in Edinburgh and being macaron lovers, we couldn't wait to check it out. The owner Rachel is super sweet (describing herself as a mix betwee...

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Kawaii Box
Kawaii Box sent me one of their subscription boxes filled with goodies from Japan and Korea. This is one of my favourite subscription boxes I've received as it's like having a pen pal in Japan sen...

Aug

31

Mary King's Close
It was Ben's birthday today so we surprised him with cake, beer and balloons this morning. We went for breakfast at Salt Cafe where I had their granola for breakfast again. We then headed in to t...

30

Saturday
One of the best things we used to do when we lived in London was meet up with our friends every weekend for brunch and I felt all nostalgic as we took everyone for breakfast at Montpeliers this mor...