Jury duty

Today was for the first time since I’m in the UK I was selected to do jury duty on the Edinburgh’s Sheriff Court.

Golf class

Inês offered me a voucher for a golf class in my birthday so today I went to have my first golf class. My instructor was very friendly and was asking me why didn’t I took my class in the fine Portuguese weather. The class was really good and it really helps to have proper guidance…

Victor Hugo Lounge

Some time ago I wrote about Victor Hugo, a nice cafe with views to the meadows. The other day I pass by again and notice that it had a new space called Victor Hugo lounge. I decide to give it another look, and for my surprise they solve two of the main issues they had…

Urban Cafe

A nice café com inside the Hamptons hotel. Good food and solid WiFi.


Considerit is a new place just in front of Summerhall, specialised in donuts!!! They are all freshly done in the premises and the flavours rotate from time to time. The coffee, provided by Steampunk, it’s really good, there’s is plenty of seats, wifi is available and there’s is lots of power plugs. An excellent alternative…

The Counter

On a canal boat, docked on Edinburgh Quay app, The Counter must be the most original cafe in Edinburgh. It serves great coffee and delicious home baked pastries. It’s a pity the outside seating is only usable on good weather…


A small cafe in the heart of Marchmont with amazing porridges, excellent avocato toasts and good coffee. The wifi is functional and there is some power plugs around. The ambient music is excellent and the staff is very friendly. Will be coming back for sure!

Black Ivy

Tonight I was invited to the opening of the Black Ivy, a new gastro pub and boutique hotel just next door to the Bruntsfield links. As you can see by the photos below the new space looks amazing! It has a small stage and there is the promise of life music during the week and…

Hyde and Son

Today I went to new town Edinburgh to do some shopping and use the opportunity to have a lunch on the Hyde &Son cafe.