Blythe’s Verdict In the early afternoon of what turned out to be one of those sporting days filled with an all too familiar set of emotions, I was persuaded by an excited MJ to finally break my duck and pay a visit to Peter’s Yard. A curious convergence of circumstances had led to me not …

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MJ’s Verdict Last week my family arrived to spend a bit of time in the UK and to see me graduate after many years in academia. On my graduation day, they didn’t want to get too far from McEwan Hall and I needed somewhere to get them lunch where they could sit and chill while …

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There was something of a sense of today being a “return to normal” after a week filled with more merriment than usually takes place in a month. It concluded yesterday with a little trip to see Her Majesty at Holyrood Palace. I must put pen to paper on a post about the inferior quality cucumber …

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It’s a busy week ahead, that’s for sure, the highlight of which will surely be meeting MJ’s family, in the run up to her graduation on Thursday. Although she has been easing her way in to the title for a few months, her graduation puts the official seal on her new status as Dr MJ. …

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Castello Coffee is freshly opened on Castle Street, offering high quality coffee, homemade soup, and a range of savoury and sweet items to entertain your palette. I popped in for a coffee, the other day, and promised to come back for a soup visit. It worked out that I could do that today, so was …

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