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Afternoon Tea at 29

Afternoon tea is one of my all time favourite things to do, so when my friend Gill offered to treat me I couldn’t say no! I’ve been to quite a few places now and it never seems to get boring. This time around it was at 29 in Glasgow. If you haven’t heard of it (very unlikely), its hidden at the side of Royal Exchange Square just off Buchanan Street. I have never been in before so I wasn’t sure what to expect, and I certainly didn’t expect it to be so big and have several different floors. Unfortunately, the usual place where afternoon tea is normally served wasn’t available that day due to a paint & bubbles class (I know, sounds fun right!). So, when we arrived they had placed us in the bar area before moving into the main area of The Grill Room restaurant. Food 5/5 It was the usual set up, a glass of procesecco each, pot of tea and a three tear treat stand. On the lower plate you had …

Playfair’s St Andrews

Weekends. They go from one extreme to another in our house. Most of the time Saturday is a write off for any dates because Ross is either refereeing or playing in the weekly golf medal, so its unusual for us to get a Saturday together. Back at the beginning of July we managed to get some time to ourselves for a day trip to St Andrews. I absolutely LOVE this little town. The cute boutique shops mixed with high street shops hidden in old cobbled streets, bustling with tourists or students from the university. It’s strange to think it was Kate & Wills old stomping ground during their student years. That weekend the sun was shining and temperatures were soaring that weekend so we thought there would be no where better to spend the day. We were unfortunately met with thick fog and colder temperatures when we arrived! I couldn’t believe it. We were on the wrong coast for the best of the weather. Now, if you haven’t been to St Andrews I advise you …