Home sweet home…..


Good morning lovely people This week Covid finally hit home.   The lorry arrived like Clockwork. Nonna G’s furniture was swiftly  [...]

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The Scottish Cafe Dining Guidelines 2021


**UPDATED AUG 2021** It’s very positive news for everyone that we have reached “Beyond Zero” and life is returning to normal. Covid is [...]

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We can’t afford a divorce


Good morning lovely people 27 years ago tomorrow, 5.30am, Victor and I were sitting, starry eyed in Edinburgh Airport. (As I type, [...]

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Red card or just a menu and drinks list please


Good morning lovely people Who would have thought that 72 hours of super league turmoil could have resulted in the best fans’ win [...]

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Contini Dining Guidelines April 2021


**UPDATED AUG 2021** It’s very positive news for everyone that we have reached “Beyond Zero” and life is returning to normal. Covid is [...]

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Maybe an aspirin would work?


I write this weekly blog every Friday morning.  This was my interpretation before 6pm. My thoughts post 6pm are detailed at the end.    [...]

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Let the games commence


Dear lovely people We’ve been closed for 4 months.  On 16th March we were told the 26th April would be our reopen date, this week we [...]

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Happy Easter lovely people


Easter for many will make you think of chocolate, spring lamb (roasted with garlic and rosemary!), eggs or hot cross buns.  For some it [...]

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Stayin Alive with Blue Sky thinking


Our first blue envelope arrived, hoorah!  It put a spring in Victor’s step as the postman delivered this important package a good [...]

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Who would have thought the FM announcements would ever be our prime time TV


On Tuesday we ceremoniously turned on the TV at 2.30pm. Who would have thought the FM announcements would ever be our prime time TV.  [...]

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