MJ’s Verdict Since both Blythe and I have been kind of busy for the past week, we decided to go out for a spot of dinner as opposed to our usual lunching. I was given a few options and decided on the Piatto Verde out by Fountain Park. As always, I was early and could …

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ExteriorI wandered out of the office, today, thinking that a quick soup and sandwich stop was the order of the day, but decided to modify that and have a leisurely soup and wrap at the Arcade Haggis and Whisky House (to give it its full title) on Cockburn Street, instead. I’ve heard good things about …

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Having committed to do another walk (just a 50km tiddler) at the end of September, today represented the first day of properly getting back in to my walking regimen. The weather wasn’t great when I set out, but by the time lunch was calling, the sky had at least stopped leaking on my head.Interior I …

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In the world of food blogging, today was something of a red-letter day. You don’t need me to tell you about Martha Payne’s story. Not only have you watched it on the news, you’ve read her fantastic blog, NeverSeconds, in record numbers. Aside from all the interest, the amount of money raised for Mary’s Meals …

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I won’t even mention that my plans went awry again, today. Rather I will begin by saying that today involved prolonged periods of sunshine, which I rather enjoyed looking at from my ivory basement. When lunchtime arrived, and I could venture forth, I decided to toddle along to Sugarhouse Sandwiches, on the Canongate, which I’d …

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