Tonight is Burns Night!. A celebration of the life and works of Scottish poet Robert Burns, though often an excuse to eat haggis and drink whiskey. Over the past few years my Burns Night recipes (brownies and squash) have focused … Continue reading
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In the past year and a half, I’ve been pretty lucky when it comes to traveling. Not just the ability to do it; but also the ease. Well, all that karma came back to me this past weekend. The plan was … Continue reading
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January 25th is Burn’s Night in Scotland, with many celebrations across the United Kingdom. It is a night that celebrates the life and works of Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns; the mid to late-18th century Scottish poet. Considered the national bard of … Continue reading
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Right on the heels of my ‘girls weekend’ in Dublin was a group trip to the Isle of Islay, one of the western Hebridean islands of Scotland; a well know regional producer of single malt scotchs. So after my husband … Continue reading
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About a month ago my best friend Elizabeth (who has lived on the West Coast while I have lived on the East Coast, since we had graduated college – prior to my move to the UK) contacted me with the … Continue reading
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