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Alison Craig

Fit Flop Fever – don’t despair there is salvation for the winter foot.

28 September 2010

My Fit Flops have lived on my size 6 Aberdonian feet so consistently I think they may actually be grafted on. Yup those squishy thick soled flip flops which purport to tone up your bum and legs have taken the world by storm but on a more personal note I have not worn anything else […]

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On the road to the Isles…..with a virus.

13 May 2010

On the road for another week – round Scotland – with a boot full of wine, a laptop and an optimistic eye. I will be blogging daily if you’d like to  follow the trail of nonsense here . But before I go If alisonsdiary has sent you an e mail trying to flog viagra, lend […]

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At last the secret of the perfect body!

12 April 2010

I am fed up of reading how fabulous walking is for you.I have been walking since I was 15 months old and I still have a big bum. It’s nonsense. Next on the list for  all over toning and making you look 25,  is swimming. I swam last year on holiday a few times and when I came home was […]

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Death on The Shagpile by Agatha Crusty.

8 April 2010

Death by chocolate. May prove factual and not just the name of a pudding. Not for me, though I have packed it in, but for the concussed dog Flora. Half dog half womble aka Flora has been left out of recent adventures due to the fact she knocked herself out on the side of the […]

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Calorific Catastrophe all in the name of Jesus.

3 April 2010

There is a time of year in this God forsaken country when all I can think about is food. All year. 365 days a year. Before I open my eyes in the morning I think….mmmmn what can I have? It’s why I  get up – to slug coffee down my throat and toy with the […]

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Gird yer loins – pork loins that is – Iron Chef UK is coming to a TV near you.

25 March 2010

Described as cross between Mastermind and Gladiators Iron Chef UK  will hit our screens in April 2010 with muggins here as one of the judges! Food? Eating? Talking?  Me? Can it be true? Sworn to secrecy until now, I can reveal the new show that will be talk of the steamie and will whip all […]

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Ondine – Seafood and Eat it now.

23 March 2010

  If you love seafood you will love Ondine.  Adjacent to Edinburgh’s Missoni Hotel on George IV Bridge, proprietor and chef Roy Brett opened this little gem in September 2009.  Roy  already had a huge reputation as Rick Steins right hand man and he was the man at the helm of the award winning  Restaurant at Dakota. So now he  is doing […]

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I’m just a teenage dirtbag baby – no really!

14 March 2010

  Yesterday afternoon we ended up at a party with a cast of dozens from a 6 month old baby to a 79 year old but the most prevalent group were the teenwolves  patrolling the premises, hands jammed into pockets, perusing the scene picking off the sausage rolls and cans of Irn Bru and surrepticiously […]

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Italian Students interfere with Arthur’s Seat

9 March 2010

 On a day like today the views at the  top of Arthur’s Seat  were remarkable! Specifically this one? Not only did they gub us at rugby but clearly they’re not finished with us yet. Those of a delicate disposition look away – students eh? After the event – if you can call it that, we stood […]

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Friday afternoon Guffaw with a kilted lunatic – a real belter!

5 March 2010

There are so many appalling Scots accents delivered by every other nation in the world but this one really takes the biscuit. His delivery of the word ‘ninny’ has to go down in history as the most ridiculous use of the word in the history of the world. If you are in a busy office […]

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