A Wee Reminder

Tim Minchin is famous for saying that he can tell everything he needs to know about someone from how they treat the people less powerful than them: waiters, baristas, and salespeople. “I have, in the past, made important decisions about people I work with — agents and producers — based largely on how they treat wait staff in restaurants. … Continue reading A Wee Reminder

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A Wee Edinburgh Guide: Food and Drink

I've always wanted to write a wee 'Guide To Edinburgh' style post, but I've never felt like I had the authority to do such a thing. You see, Alex and I are thoroughly creatures of habit - we go to the same places time and time again because why change a good thing, hey? I … Continue reading A Wee Edinburgh Guide: Food and Drink

Expat Diaries: In Which Rachel Rambles About Living Overseas

As you're reading this, Alex and I are either somewhere in the air or have just landed back in Australia, ready for our "holiday". Not that it feels much like a holiday, but you try convincing a bunch of Europeans that three weeks in Aus isn't really a holiday. I've given up. As I'm writing … Continue reading Expat Diaries: In Which Rachel Rambles About Living Overseas

A Splash of Tartan – Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2017

On August 22nd, Alex and I ticked off a pretty huge bucket list item and went to watch the Edinburgh Military Tattoo. It was, quite frankly, even more spectacular than I expected. There's something about hundreds of musicians, singers, and dancers, all standing in front of you on the castle esplanade, with fireworks and light … Continue reading A Splash of Tartan – Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2017