Hey gang! Welcome back. Today may I present to you… The Kelpies of Falkirk, Scotland. Well, as I saw them, at least. Sadly, that would be as Mr. C and I whizzed past them on the M9 (I think). I wish I could tell you that we had scheduled time to visit The Helix to … Read more What the Kelp?!
Hello Friends, Today’s recipe comes to you all the way from the great state of Florida! No, not really. It actually comes from the village of Cullen in Moray, Scotland. I just had to go all the way to Florida to find the haddock. I had been wanting to make Cullen skink soup for you … Read more Recipe: Cullen Skink
Welcome back! I hope everyone is having a terrific week. Today I would like to pick up where I left off in my previous post about Scottish poet Robert Burns and the annual Burns Night celebration. I promised you I would go a little deeper into the life of the man who penned ‘Auld Lang … Read more The Bard of Ayrshire: Robert Burns
The wheels on American Airlines, Flight 6404 gracefully departed the Edinburgh, Scotland runway and we rapidly ascended into the sky on the path towards home. Always a bit of a nervous flier, I tried my best to relax and breathe while our aircraft climbed ever higher. I leaned my head back against my seat and … Read more The Bridges of the Firth of Forth
One of the things I love best about our travels in Scotland is finding the places that most tourists have never heard about. That is not to say that the most popular and well-publicized sites aren’t great. They are! But there is just something really fun and special about waking in the morning with only … Read more Off the Beaten Path: Hailes Castle