Cat Morley


Blog Posts

Aug

26

Electric Fields
We headed off to Electric Fields festival this weekend. Izzy and Paul were also attending with some of their friends and invited us to camp out with them. Located in the forests of Dumfries &...

24

Business For Punks
We were back at the Edinburgh Book Festival this evening and Charlotte Square looked so pretty when it was lit up. Our first talk was from James Watt from Brewdog who have a new book called Busine...

23

Copper Blossom
Back at the Edinburgh International Book Festival, we went to see a talk from Mark Greenaway who was promoting his new book with Val McDermid. His new book is called Perceptions and the recipes lo...

22

Monday
Izzy & Paul invited us over to their house for a BBQ and it was warm enough to sit out in their shared garden. We brought halloumi to grill up and Paul made tasty veggie kebabs. This neighbou...

21

Sunday
It was finally time to say goodbye to Sleeperzzz and the Highlands this morning, as we made the long drive back to Edinburgh. I'd forfeited my birthday this year to celebrate Tom's, so I finally g...

20

Helmsdale Highland Games
I slept so well after all the rushing around for Tom's birthday yesterday. I helped Dad pack up the gazebo and put out the BBQ and then pack the car with all the party supplies. It was then time ...

19

TomFest
To celebrate Tom's 30th birthday, I'd booked an entire train carriage at Sleeperzzz, a train carriage hostel in the Highlands and invited all of his friends for a surprise party. Everyone had thei...

18

Dolphin Spirit
It was Tom's birthday today and he had no idea what I had planned, so we jumped in the Fig and I told him to drive up into the Highlands. Eventually we arrived in Inverness, where I'd booked us on...

14

Katherine Ryan
We went for lunch at Wildmanwood today where we sat in the window and had pizza and prosecco. It was the perfect place for people watching and there was so much to see with the festival on.

13

Edinburgh Book Festival
We took a break from the Fringe today to check out the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Set in the lovely surroundings of Charlotte Square, the garden is the perfect place to relax with a bo...

12

2 Become 1
We met up with Kenny & Claire and went to see 2 Become 1, a musical comedy about the 90's at the Underbelly. There were so many singalong classics like Spice Girls and All Saints.

9

Tuesday
We were making little Scottie dogs at Say It Ain't Sew this evening and they turned out so cute. I want to turn mine into a Christmas tree ornament. Afterwards we went to see John Hastings at the ...

7

Deep Time
Tom got us tickets for Deep Time this evening, a light show projected on to the castle to celebrate the start of the Edinburgh International Festival. There was music by Mogwai and the theme was E...

6

Hot Brown Honey
It was so nice waking up in Glasgow this morning as we headed out to explore. The weather was perfect - just cold enough to wrap up, but sunny and bright, so we took a walk through the Botanic Gar...

5

Ignition Festival
Because Tom loves watching cars go round and round, I applied for passes for Ignition Festival in Glasgow this weekend. The festival was at the SECC and they'd closed off the surrounding streets t...

4

The Stand
We had another busy day at the Fringe today. Tom spotted this poster, which made made us laugh. Our first stop was the Apex Hotel in the Grassmarket for the Sweet Venue launch party. There were c...

3

Assembly Gala
It was another full day for us at The Fringe today, starting with The Caves preview show. The Kagools were the first act, and we were so glad we didn't sit at the front when they covered their fac...

2

Festivals Magazine Launch Party
We were invited to the Festivals Magazine launch party in George Square tonight. Last year, Ailsa & Jack joined us so it only felt traditional to invite them again. We had some deep fried hal...

1

Pinnies & Poppy Seeds
Tom and I picked up our blogger passes for the Fringe today, and even though it doesn't officially start for a few more days, the city was already filling up with tourists and performers. This cig...

Jul

31

Kittens-In-Law
Bobbin's mum Firenza had a new batch of boy kittens, so Ginny invited us down to meet the litter. We took my parents with us too and Firenza seemed pretty smitten with my Dad. The new kittens wer...

30

Bryant & Mack
We haven't seen Kenny & Claire in ages, so we decided to meet for dinner at Yeni Meze Bar. We ordered lots of little plates of sardines, filo cigars, risotto balls and baklava. It was all deli...

29

Friday
I met Tom after work today and we went for a crepe at the street market. They're pretty good but we wish they'd wrap them in a cone like they do in Paris. We were lucky enough to get the secret bo...

28

Thursday
I've been busy crafting to the stars for Catherine AD and making an Anchoress tiara with cameos and chains. We're hoping that she can wear it at her Glasgow show next month, but as she moves aroun...

27

The Waterside
We discovered a lovely little bistro called The Waterside, right next to the river in Haddington and stopped in for a quick dinner this evening. They've got an option to build your own sharing bo...

25

Monday
Michelle Lin created this gorgeous seamstress illustration of Crafterella. Tom took me to the Dominion this evening and we sat in the twinkly star bit right at the back.