Aikenhead House – The Cottage

After last year’s lockdown birthday I wanted to something this year for my 31st. I decided to stick with Scotland, still wanting to explore, but most importantly, wanting somewhere with a hot tub.

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Christmas in Northern Ireland

I didn’t want to spend Christmas alone, nor did I want to spend it at home. The state of the world meant that going overseas for a European Christmas would be that much harder with the varying rules for different countries, but I still wanted to go ‘abroad’.

Enter Northern Ireland.

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The Outer Hebrides

In August I went on a 3 week solo road trip around the Outer Hebrides.

I love reading about other people’s travels but I find that a lot of people don’t include price lists – and when you’re working to a budget you want to know what the cost of things are!

I’ve tried to compile a comprehensive list of what I spent my money on, but I’m sure I forgot about the odd pack of crisps or something!

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Outer Hebrides trip – Food

Get comfy for a long read because all I’ve really done on this trip is eat at different (and sometimes the same) places! If you’re more interesting in lunch bites or takeaway, scroll on down to near the end.

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Campervanning in the Scottish Highlands

My lovely Kiwi friend Georgia has decked out her house on wheels and at the start of May we took Gordita for a spin up in the Scottish Highlands. We had a rough plan of a few things we wanted to see (Skye being the main destination) but other than that, we were winging it.

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Walking for Charity!

If you’re a long term reader of my blog then you would know that I regularly volunteer for a wonderful charity here in the UK called The Back Up Trust. Back Up help to support people who have spinal injuries as well as their families.

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