Cat Morley

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Sheep Heid Inn
Tom and I went for dinner at the Sheep Heid Inn in Duddingston this evening. It was quiet in the Skittle Alley so we decided to have a few games. I hadn't realised that skittles were just bowling...



It was Halloween today so I was determined to spend the day doing fun spooky things. We started with tea and brownies at the Secret Herb Garden which was looking very autumnal with the trees and b...


Weeping Eye Necklace
The latest Blueberry Cove Beads subscription box arrived and the theme was steampunk, so I couldn't wait to open it and start crafting. Inspired by Amanda Palmer's gig last night, I decided to mak...


My Scientology Movie
Using seitan, I attempted to cook Tom Duck A L'Orange for dinner. I think it's the fanciest thing I've ever tried to make! Check out Seitan "Duck" A L'Orange on Cut Out + Keep


6 Degrees North
Six Degrees North have opened a bar in Edinburgh so we were really excited to try it out with Katie and Phil because we'd really liked the one in Aberdeen. As well as beer and cocktails, they serv...


Duncan & Alex invited us over for dinner this evening and cooked a delicious butternut squash salad. For dessert we had meringues with fruit and this yummy chocolate bar that Alex had got on h...


I asked Grandma to bring some of her old recipe cards from Canada with her so that I could take photos and add them to my collection. This one is for a marshmallow salad which sounds too amazing no...


Bobbin's been enjoying being back in Burntisland, especially when she gets to sit in the garden. Bruce treated everyone to dinner at the Kingswood Hotel this evening. Dad was happy because he got...



I've been trying to come up with a nice way to organize and display my seed bead collection and decided to make a marquee sign for the top of my bead board. I've used small glass vials to look lik...


We went for dim sum with my Grandma and parents this morning, which game the chance to wear my adorable lucky cat necklace that Lauren gave me for my birthday. We went for a walk down in Crammond ...


Colony of Artists
The Colony of Artists down in Leith were having an open doors weekend, so we popped along to check out their work. It was a little intimidating going into strangers houses and felt a little like H...


Bobbin got to take a ride in Fig through to Burntisland today and was super excited when she got to look out the window. She got to look out the window while we were stopped at Tesco to get her so...


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!


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...


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...



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...


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 ...


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...