Cake and Bake Show, Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

On Sunday I headed east to the Cake and Bake Show at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh. As you may have seen from the cake I made my mother in law here, I am a keen amateur baker so was keen to pick up some top tips.

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Jute, Jam and Journalism: A whistlestop tour of Dundee

Heading back to Dundee on the banks of the silvery Tay for the weekend, was a bit of a homecoming for me- having left it 7 years ago, after 6 years of happy study there. Dundee is a great city to visit and often gets overlooked for weekend breaks. It is undergoing a lot of redevelopment at the moment and the new V&A, when completed, will put it firmly on the arts and culture map: but it already has so much to offer.

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