A Caithness celebration of books and writing will present some of the UK’s top authors with its return in 2019. Last year’s inaugural John O’Groats Book Festival was so popular, that this year’s festival will span three days!
At last year’s Taste North, I enjoyed meeting food and drink businesses from around Caithness and the rest of the Highlands. The most local to me, based right in Wick, is SHORE which harvests seaweed from around the Caithness coastline! Shore Seaweed gifted me a bag of their dulse variety for the purposes of the…
At the beginning of February I signed up to walk a stretch of the/ John O’Groats Trail (JOGT) which is a coastal walking route from Inverness to John O’ Groats. There are 147 miles passing through stunning coastal scenery and historical points of interest.
Way back in January I had a day in Elgin – which is nestled halfway between Inverness and Aberdeen. In last weeks post I shared the mill tour at Johnstons of Elgin, home of fine cashmere homeware and clothing, but in this post I’ll be sharing more of what you can expect to see, do,…
I was in Elgin recently. There’s a fuller post coming up next week on how I spent a day exploring this cathedral town in Moray, but today I thought I’d tell you about a mill tour at Johnstons of Elgin which is not only free, but fascinating!
We’re big fans of Lyth Arts Centre – the most northerly arts centre on the UK mainland. I was given a sneak peek of the Spring programme and in this post I’m excited to share my picks of what’s coming up on the theatre, music and film front! (This post is not sponsored)
I think that I’ve stumbled upon the best kept secret in Inverness – The Lotus Blossom Cafe run by the Scottish Highlands & Islands and Moray Chinese Association! (This post is not an ad).