Experiencing Dundee’s Murky Past with a Dark Dundee Walking Tour

During our visit to Newton Farm in Angus, our host Louise arranged a walking tour of Dundee with Dark Dundee. Isaac and Eliza are at the age where they find history fascinating and thanks to books and TV programs like Horrible Histories, the more macabre, the better and any tale with a ghost story had them hooked. Dark Dundee was created by two local Dundonians, Stewart and Louise who have a thirst for finding out all the dark stories of… Continue Reading “Experiencing Dundee’s Murky Past with a Dark Dundee Walking Tour”

A Perfect Winter Holiday in Angus with Newton Farm Holidays

Newton Farm

I have always wanted to visit Scotland but living on the south coast of England we couldn’t be much further away if we tried, but this half term we decided to make the nine-hour drive to see how much of the beautiful country we could see. Our base for the week was a beautiful holiday cottage in Angus which is set on a working farm – Newton of Fothringham. We are big fans of farm holidays in winter, having previously stayed… Continue Reading “A Perfect Winter Holiday in Angus with Newton Farm Holidays”

A Fun Family Day Out at Dundee Discovery Point

During February half term we are spending our week in Scotland, staying at a gorgeous holiday cottage in Angus which we are using as a base to explore as much of the country as possible. So far we have been subject to pretty much everything the weather can throw at us with rain, hail, snow, wind and even a spot of blue sky and with the weather looking a bit ropey this morning we decided to stay local and pay a… Continue Reading “A Fun Family Day Out at Dundee Discovery Point”

Now you are six, Eliza!!

Eliza Birthday

Last week Eliza turned the grand of age of 6 and thoroughly enjoyed her My Little Pony birthday Party. Eliza is completely outnumbered by boys in our house but she still makes sure that she has a girly influence over the household and is a very strong-willed and determined little thing. People often ask if bringing up boys and girls is very different and the answer is a resounding yes. Although the boys like different things, there is a running… Continue Reading “Now you are six, Eliza!!”