Happy Saturday folks! It’s so nice to be able to fit in my old clothes again – it’s like having a whole new wardrobe to try out! So this sunny Saturday I rediscovered my favourite skirt (inherited from my granny), my favourite necklace (second hand), my favourite cardigan (Monki), my favourite bag (from Mexico) – and introduced them to a new addition: a striped shirt I bought in a charity shop last week. All ready to go out for some lunch 🙂
We headed to one of our favourite places; Broughton Deli. They do lots of veggie stuff, including different salads and quiches you can mix – and all for pretty good prices.
The deli showcases local artist’s work on their walls, this time they had some interesting plates on show.
I ordered this lovely vegan dish consisting of oven roasted sweet potato with sumac (something my Jordanian friend only introduced me to last week), chickpea stew, hummus, olives and flatbread. There was a bit of coriander too, but luckily I managed to pick that horrible stuff out.
After lunch we popped into Nordic Affär to buy some Finnish sweets, and had to take a photo of this cute Moomin lollipop tree 🙂
There’s nothing like Finnish chocolate and salmiakki 🙂
We walked past these allotments, hidden away in the middle of the city. Would love to have one myself, but the queues to get one are massive! (Plus I know nothing about growing veggies.)
I also located my favourite jacket – a second hand piece from West Germany. Still love it!
Edinburgh is full of beautiful architecture, including lots of interesting towers that make awesome objects for photos.
This is a church near our flat that I always admire when walking home.
Dinner tonight was homemade pizza – and have to say that it came out really good. Matthew even said it was one of the best pizzas he had ever had! The winning ingredients were goat’s cheese, pine nuts, caramelised onions and basil – feel free to steal the recipe if you want 🙂
Time to try and get Lana to bed – she’s been quite miserable tonight…It might be a side effect from the vaccinations she had on Thursday 🙁 Hope she’s better tomorrow!
x Nina x
PS. We love horror films but never seem to find any good ones – until a few nights ago when we watched “It Follows”. Finally a scary movie that doesn’t follow the same pattern as all the other ones. Highly recommend!