You have no idea how much courage it took to take that photo. I’m terrified of waxworks, models and ‘fake people’ in general. I kept thinking it might move.
As a Stirling resident, I get free entry to the Castle and since it was such a beautiful day I took Castle virgin Rich for a visit. Expect a photo-heavy post.
I tried to find a photo of me doing some sport to have as the header for this post, but it seems no such thing exists…shock. My ‘Summer of Sport’ has been exactly what I wanted when I think of sport, not doing, just watching with nice drinks and friends in good weather. Rich plays hockey so I’ve been slowly getting into watching him play and it’s opened my eyes to a whole new world. So when the Commonwealth Games came to Glasgow I got stuck into it in my own way with selfies, perving on rugby teams and raking out old Jack Wills hoodies to look the part.
It has been absolutely stunning weather up here (in case you hadn’t noticed…) and I’ve well and truly made the most of it. I get the whole of July off work since the students are all away and I live like a lady of leisure for the whole time before the madness of Freshers prep really hits us. I’ll probably do a post about my job soon to explain it better. Anyway, ladies of leisure always love to be ladies who lunch – so Bex, Lucy and I headed to Edinburgh for nibbles, cocktails and to say goodbye to our friend who’s jetting off to Auz!
Ok everyone, it’s bad review time. I promise to stay balanced as usual but there were just too many wrongs to make this right. It’s painful to write because I’ve been going to Slouch for years and I love it, but I’ve loved the bar and the late night snacks. This was the first time I had a proper sit down meal and it was an absolute shambles.
Before I go any further, I’ll tell you that I’d gladly frequent their bar area for a Hoxton gin and a 2am plate of haggis bites and I thoroughly recommend their cocktails. The spirit selection is fantastic and they do cracking £3 promos which aren’t just on the cheap shite, but really good rums, gins and more. So, positives first, now on to the negatives