Cat Morley

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Yay, my Grandma is over visiting from Canada and came through to see me today. We took her to the Roseleaf for lunch where I had nutmeg gnocchi topped with caramelised apples and pine nuts. It was...


My hair gets so tangled when we drive around in Figgy with the roof down, so I decided to make myself a driving scarf. I carved a rubber stamp in the design of a Figaro and then printed a silk sca...


Levenhall Links
We felt in the photo taking mood today, so we jumped into Fig and went for a drive along the coast. I spotted some birds just off the shore at Musselburgh, so we pulled over to take some snaps wit...


Stick & Poke
One of my Bucket List items was to give someone a tattoo, so when Katie asked if I could give her one with a Stick & Poke tattoo kit, I jumped at the chance!


Piatto Verde
Tom wanted to celebrate his last day working at Freeagent by going out for dinner this evening but there was a horrible rainstorm tempting us to stay indoors. Google to the rescue, we looked up res...


Jupiter At Dusk
I was invited along to Jupiter At Dusk for CO+K so I decided to take Mum along because I knew she would love it. Nestled on the outskirts of Edinburgh, Jupiter Artland is a hidden gem for art love...


I finally got to try out my new rolling pin from Joseph Joseph today while baking cookies. It comes with different sized circles to add to either side to get the perfect thickness of dough. I used...


Our friends Louise & Jamie are so cute that they call each other bunny when they're arguing. They just returned from Paris, where Jamie had proposed by asking a street artist to draw a caricat...


Woodland Creatures
Tom got me a Harley Quinn dress for my birthday and it arrived today. It's super cute and will give me something to read on the bus. Alison & Martyn were babysitting Marvin, an adorable puppy...


Tom got me a wide angle lens for my birthday and now I can take extra-wide shots. It's really handy when taking photos of small spaces and fitting a whole stage in when taking gig photos. We took ...



Black Chandelier
Inspired by the Biffy Clyro gig last weekend and all the tattoos, I decided to make a Black Chandelier necklace out of shrink plastic and crystals. Check out Black Chandelier Tattoo Necklace on Cu...


Biffy Clyro
We woke up feeling fresher than expected in our tent at Electric Fields this morning and headed into the arena to catch a few of the bands before we had to head off for Biffy Clyro in Glasgow.


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 &...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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...


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.


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...


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.


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 ...


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...