Paternity Leave

Back in September 26th my third daughter, Lea, was born. Since then I’ve been enjoying the very generous paternity leave provided by my employer, Automattic. They offer six months of fully paid paternity leave to any employee that works in the company for more than one year, independently of their location in the world. This…

Bross Bagels

Whenever I go to Amsterdam I normally stop on a Bagels and Beans and eat a delicious bagel from them. Back in Edinburgh up until now I struggled to find a good bagel place. This all changed today when I went to Bross Bagels in Portobelo. They have delicious bagels catering for all different kind…

Natural Selection

A great exhibition about birds nests and all the different ways birds do their nests. The photo above is an human sized reproduction of a nest that a bird does only to show off to a partner.

Sugar Daddy

A brand new bakery in the center of Marchmont.

Edinburgh Cycle Hire

Following the lead of other cities in the UK, Edinburgh started a cycle hire scheme. For £1.50 you can rent a bike for an hour, £3 for a full day and £90 for a year. This is a very positive step to encourage people to cycle more. I hope this is followed up with more…

Nº 1 The Grange

This restaurant had some great reviews so I decided to give it a try last weekend. The food was good, specially my Mexican mole with corn bread but we needed to wait for 50 minutes!!!! Luckily the restaurant recognised this, and offers us a 50% discount on our bill to redeem themselves. With that in…