Blog Archive 2015 • Cat Morley

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Tuesday
Even though we've visited Barns Ness four times and seen the Northern Lights there twice, we've never visited during the day. The weather lady had predicted lovely weather, so we packed a picnic a...
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Margarita Monday
My latest podcast is up on iTunes and it's all about the lists I like to keep. Abby did a lovely interview with me for her blog HumaniTribe and I feel so special for being included.
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Sunday
I crafted a set of cat ears for my phone from white Sugru and they look so cute. We met up with Duncan & Alex and went to see the roller derby at Meadowbank. It was Glasgow vs Edinburgh and we...
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Canal Festival
It was the Canal Festival today and time for our annual canal trip, so we joined a very long queue and waited patiently. It doesn't go very fast, and we giggled as we were overtaken by pedestrians...
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Friday
I had some egg whites left after making a key lime pie yesterday and the Meringue Girls had sent me a bottle of their vanilla paste, so I decided to bake some meringues. I infused them with rosewa...
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Thursday
We received a bottle of Iordanov Vodka in the mail this morning and it's so pretty with a bejewelled skull on the front. I'm definitely adding it to our candle bottle collection when the vodka has ...
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Tuesday
I'd forgotten how cute the canal becomes in the summer until I spotted all of these ducklings swimming in a neat line. We've been craving healthier meals recently so I decided to whip up a salad w...
Episode 2: 10 Lists To Start Keeping
In this episode of FiloCat I’m going to be talking about lists and the format will be a little different from the first episode and rather than teaching you a skill step-by-step, I’m going to be li...
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Monday
After waking up at Mum & Dad's house in Burntisland this morning, we drove Mum back to Edinburgh and went to the Secret Herb Garden. It was a really pretty place to work and Mum got all the ti...
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Sunday
One of our presents for Mum on her birthday was a porch swing for the garden and she couldn't wait to invite us over for a garden party to see it (excuse the pun) in full swing. It also gave Dad t...
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Blackness
We met up with Kenny & Laura for brunch at Akva this morning. It was Kenny's birthday a few days ago so we had brought him his presents. Even though the weather wasn't amazing, we didn't feel ...
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Friday
I baked some cornbread muffins for breakfast with cheese, herbs and some vegetarian bacon bits which swelled up during baking and tasted just like bacon.
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Thursday
After meeting the awesome Edinsketcher last week, I was feeling inspired to try drawing Edinburgh too so I started with the view from Salt Cafe. You never notice how intricate all the architecture ...
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Tuesday
We went for dinner at Wagamama and a movie with Mum & Dad this evening, where I had the tastiest tuna salad which I can't wait to try making at home. Tom had told Mum that we were going to see...
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Monday
Calum stayed over at our house this evening and after dinner at the Vietnam House Restaurant, with coconut ice cream served in a coconut shell, we fed him cheese and made him watch The Jinx murderm...
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Sunday
We went back to Akva for breakfast this morning and I finally got to order some hasselback potatoes which were just as delicious as I remember. I also had some cardamon buns which were pretty tast...
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Redwood
A new bar, from the people who run Hemma has opened at the end of the canal called Akva and when I read they'd be serving their amazing hassleback potatoes, I couldn't wait to pop along. It was ve...
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Mum's Birthday
It was Mum's birthday today, so I baked a double Tunisian Orange Cake, which is a flourless cake and added some quinoa to it because it's one of her favourite ingredients. I served it with whipped ...
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Thursday
It was so nice being able to wake up and have coffee on our balcony this morning. I was even inspired to bake a nice for lunch, just so we could sit out and eat it.
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DIY Balcony
It was so hot in our house this morning and I said I wished that we could sit out on the balcony. The next thing I knew, we were heading to B&Q to pick up some wood so that Tom could build one.
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Dull
Tom and I were in the mood for a mini road-trip today so we jumped in the Fig and headed up to Perth. Being a huge fan of towns with silly names, we couldn't resist taking a detour to see the town...
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Lucky Cat Dim-Sum
It was Dad's birthday today and one of his favourite things is Dim Sum, so we decided to throw him a surprise Dim Sum party at our house. Being outnumbered by vegetarians, my Dad doesn't usually g...
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Thursday
When I started my drawing yesterday, I had estimated it would only take about 20 minutes to complete but many hours later, I was still working on it. We took a break at lunchtime to meet up with Ed...
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Wednesday
A big box of colouring changing pens arrived in the mail from Chameleon Art to try out this morning and I couldn't wait to give them a go. You can lighten the colour of each pen and create really n...

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