Scotland Street, Edinburgh

I may have told you before about my love affair with Alexander McCall Smith, or more specifically, his characters. The wise lady detective in Gaborone, the inimitable Edinburgh philosopher Isabel Dalhousie, the pompous Professor Dr Moritz-Maria von Igelfeld, the wonderfully quirky characters in 44 Scotland Street - I want to know them all. Just think of the dinner party discussions...

The Lesotho Incident

It's a hot January day and I'm in a minibus, flying across a Lesotho mountain road, wondering whether the holes in the windscreen are caused by bullets...

Sophie’s World chosen as one of the top 10 travel blogs in 2011

Just a short post today as I wanted to share some good news! 2011 is long gone. Still, better late than never, I'm chuffed to tell you EasyJet Holidays listed Sophie's World as one of the top 10 travel blogs in 2011. What EasyJet said [...]

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