The Bridge House – Ballintuim

The Bridge House – Ballintuim

Only a few hours north of Edinburgh is the picturesque area of Perthshire; often referred to as the gateway to the highlands. This area of stunning natural beauty has been a favourite of mine since childhood. From its rolling hills, endless woodlands and meandering rivers, Perthshire is truly a captivating and mesmerising area. I often travel up at least once a year in order rekindle old memories and ignite new [...]

Prestonfield House – Rhubarb

Prestonfield House – Rhubarb

Situated only five minutes from Edinburgh city centre is the impressive and renowned Prestonfield House hotel, owned by hotelier-restaurateur James Thomson OBE. This historic building sits within its own 20 acre garden, its white baroque exterior standing proud against the rugged backdrop of Arthur’s seat. As you turn into their impressive driveway, the city noise [...]

Winter Skincare

Winter Skincare

Winter is well and truly here and with the combinations of cold weather, bad diets and dry indoor heating it brings numerous skin care issues. From breakouts, dry patches and tightness, I have experienced them all.  I have discovered some amazing products that have contributed greatly to my skin health, especially during the winter season. [...]

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris – Luxury Perfume House

Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris – Luxury Perfume House

My first experience of Maison Francis Kurkdjian was in one of London’s prestigious department stores. This range of fragrances immediately caught my eye as their vessels exuded an alluring understated luxury. With a vast range to choose from, I soon worked my way through them, treating my senses to a complex range of undeniably beautiful [...]