A Walk Along Portobello Promenade

Portobello lies just 20 minutes from the centre of Edinburgh, and boasts a splendid two mile long beach, a thriving community and LOTS of wonderful restaurants and cafes. As a lover of good food, Nature and the mighty outdoors, Portobello ticked all my boxes, as the ideal location for a week long Scottish vacation. The weather was glorious throughout my […]

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Wordless Wednesday – A Walk Through Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens

The Floral Clock Lots of Benches to Spend a While… Wotjek the Bear Statue Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness. She lives in Donegal, Ireland –  an area of outstanding natural […]

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A Scottish Holiday

Standing among the Amethysts in Jupiter Sculpture Park I continued my Scottish holiday last week with another BUMPER week of blessings. I enjoyed a lovely afternoon in the company of a dear cousin in the picturesque town of Callander known as “The Gateway to the Highlands.”  I spent the first year of my life in its midst, before migrating to a village called Kippen a […]

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The Floral Clock – Edinburgh

The Floral Clock with Princes Street in the background This weeks “Flowers in Bloom”post is a day late due to my having been on holiday – I am now back home. I used to marvel at the Floral Clock in Edinburgh’s Princes Street Gardens as a child, so I just HAD to pay a special visit there when I was in Edinburgh […]

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