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Getting back in the school routine and being mindful of dental health

We had a brilliant summer. Now we are back to school and work. Routine is back on track again and the holidays feel like they never even happened. One thing that never lost its importance was brushing our teeth. As a former dental nurse, I am aware of the importance of teaching effective brushing techniques […]

August vegan favourites

What with our holiday and the school holidays, the heatwaves and visiting family, cooking and recipe experiments have not been high on my agenda this month. Take a look at my Scottish vegan experience! One of my fab finds on holiday was gluten free macaroni in Tesco. I quickly shoved 2 packets in the trolley […]

Surviving my first holiday as a vegan

I was a little bit worried about how I would get on when we went away on holiday. Now I know Scotland is part of the UK, but I was concerned that I would struggle to find wheat free vegan food easily. We had purposely chosen to have a holiday cottage so that we could […]

Holiday 2019: heading south via Gretna Green and Carlisle

Gretna Green was our final place to visit in Scotland. World renowned for marriage elopement, I enjoyed the museum and the whole wedding atmosphere (a wedding party arrived and were getting ready in the car park while we were there). I particularly loved the wedding dresses depicted fashion through the ages. The soppy part of […]

Holiday 2019: Callendar Park, Kelpies, Bo’ness and Kinneil

I had high hopes for Callendar Park as it had excellent reviews but I was left a little disappointed. The atmosphere was somehow quite oppressive inside the house although there were things for the children to do such as dressing up and colouring. Many reviews had mentioned outdoor play activities but there was nothing. A […]