“Big School” and Getting Back in the Kitchen

September 6, 2013
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With the arrival of September this year, Scotch and I entered a new chapter of our lives – life as parents of a school kid! Wee Scotched embarked on the great adventure of “big school” (it’s the term he uses to distinguish his new school from his old nursery/day-care). He is adapting marvelously to his […]

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When a Food Blogger Can’t Food Blog

August 10, 2013

Something is amiss you say? Where are all my food-obsessed posts on Twitter, Instagram, and most importantly, this blog, on FOOD? The problem is, lately, I just don’t experience food as enthusiastically as I did before. It’s a terrible thing because I want to like love my food. But I just don’t. I now understand […]

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From Scotland to New York (2013)

July 31, 2013

Wee Scotch and I are currently in New York for our yearly escape from the oppressive Dubai heat and humidity. I’m experimenting today with posting completely from my WordPress iPhone app – it really facilitates blogging on-the-go but can’t completely replace my PC. The main obstacle that kept me from blogging from my phone was […]

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Kincraig in the Scottish Highlands

July 20, 2013
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On our last week of vacation in Scotland, Scotch’s family rented a house in Kincraig in the Scottish Highlands – a holiday spot that is near and dear to their hearts. Since Scotch’s mom was a little girl, she would spend her summer holidays up there. Then when she had children, she would bring Scotch […]

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The Big White Rock That’s Not

July 10, 2013
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See that large volcanic rock in the photo above? When we visit Scotch’s family in Dunbar we can see that rock, known as Bass Rock, from almost everywhere along the coastline. On this recent visit to Dunbar, Scotch and family thought it would be a good idea for Wee Scotch and I to take a […]

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Running in Dunbar

June 30, 2013
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One of the most scenic and beautiful places I’ve ever run in is Dunbar, Scotland. At 50ºF (10ºC), it could possibly be the coldest place as well. And this is summer – granted, early summer. It’s 9am and I’m out on my run. The sun has just broken through the clouds to bathe the East […]

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Golf Weekend in Scotland

June 23, 2013
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Did you know that the Scots invented the game of golf? The sport seems to be ingrained in their culture. Without fail (weather permitting), Scotch will spend some of his Scottish vacation golfing. On this trip, he spent all of his first weekend in Scotland golfing with friends. He had organized a golf vacation with […]

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Under a Rowan Tree

June 19, 2013
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I haven’t finished writing about my China trip yet but that will have to wait as Scotch, Wee Scotch and I are now on our annual family vacation to Scotland visiting Scotch’s family. We arrived in Edinburgh last night about 8:00pm and the first thing I noticed was that it was still bright as day […]

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