Heritage Kitchen

St Patrick’s Day, the holiday that has everyone wishing they were Irish,  is fast approaching. It is with that good-natured green envy that I will be sharing Irish morsels of family, food, and travel with you this week.  But first, a few words on Heritage in my Kitchen: I love learning about heritage in the kitchen (my own…

Fun in Falkland: Pillars of Hercules

If you find yourself near the village of Falkland, in the Kingdom of Fife, the Pillars of Hercules is a must-stop wether you’re famished or not. My lovely co-worker, a “fifer for life” lass told me to check it out when I was quizzing her on things to do in her village: “The Palace” – Falkland Palace: home of…

Afternoons in Aberfeldy

The Watermill in Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland is the glorious combination of bookstore, cafe, art gallery, and design shop. On a  very rainy day out in Perthshire I found myself near Aberfeldy, where, I had read, was an award-winning cafe bookstore and cafe. Had it been a sunny day I would have likely kept going, sunbathing…

Portree Pilgrimage

From Skye to P.E.I. Check-out PEI History Guy’s Pilgrimage to Portree Source: PEI History Guy

Home is where the Islands are

I was born and raised on an island. Being from an island is an integral part of my identity. If you’re from an island you know what I mean. As much as I love my island, or sometimes,  as much as I love to hate it, I love to leave it. I love catching the…