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 Aldona Reyes Mallet

Originally from Poland, she's now based in Edinburgh and can't imagine life without five things: travels, photography, fishing for antiques, mojitos and haggis! Motto: ‘I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list’ - Susan Sontag

 Latest Posts

Picnic Butler for hire. Meet Jack Black – at your service in Scotland

For those of you who like to picnic in style but don’t particularly enjoy the setting up or cleaning parts,...

14 tips how to throw le pique-nique extraordinaire in Scotland

Thinking of throwing a picnic party but don’t feel too savvy as a host or hostess? Don’t worry – picnics...

Scotland’s top picnic spots with breathtaking scenery

When it comes to planning a picnic, it really is location, location, location.  Whether you’re after a secluded, romantic setting...

9 reasons to picnic in Scotland this summer

Let’s admit it- who doesn’t like picnics?! There are very few of life’s pleasures that are as simple yet enjoyable...

Long-lost Star Wars companion film Black Angel brought back to life

The for-decades-considered-lost-but-not-forgotten short fantasy film Black Angel has been rediscovered and is once again brought back to life. Commissioned by...

10 comforting things to do to beat the Droughtlander

We know that some of you have been an impatient bunch of Heughligans and Sassenachs and have been at loss...

24 Doors of Advent: Edinburgh's giant real-life advent calendar

For the first time, this year Edinburgh is bringing you a giant real-life advent calendar with a twist! Each day...

Dan Winch on What We Did On Our Holiday

Written and directed by the creators of the hit BBC sitcom Outnumbered – Guy Jenkin and Andy Hamilton – What...

EXCLUSIVE: A series of interview videos with Outlander’s author

She is one of the world’s best-selling and phenomenally successful writers, and her appearances invoke wild hoots and applauses from her...

Queen's Baton Relay: 18 – 19 July

With just a week left to the grand opening of the XX Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, the momentum is building...

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