Happy New Year 2017

Now that we’re semi-retired, we get to explore a little.  Perhaps that’s over-stating it as we do sell online and have to be around to manage the orders, but if we didn’t afford ourselves the luxury of day-trips, life would be a little boring. So far this year we’ve visited two different coffee shops.  The …

Penk, on the banks of the River Naab

Sometimes you come across a lovely little place to eat and you’re happy to spread the news!  Well, we visited one such place in a small hamlet called Penk – not far from Regensburg, on the banks of the River Naab. Ok, I’m looking a little distrait, but I had just eaten a lovely mixed …

Still on holiday?

We’ve just had a couple of breaks away from Scotland;  the first week was spent in Hexham in a self-catering property 4 miles from the town.  As a farmer’s daughter, I really appreciated the smart conversion of one of the farm buildings into a well-designed and comfortable home for three couples. It was a very …

Corporate Gifts

Little did we think when we went into semi-retirement that we would be asked to fulfill a corporate gifts order – however, we’re definitely up for a challenge, especially when it means that we get to promote Scottish craftsmen and women.  In all, we commissioned work from half a dozen of Scotland’s best silversmiths for …

Black Friday Deals

We’ve got a BLACK FRIDAY offer for you – on this lovely set of cufflinks from Sheila Fleet Jewellery – to save 20% on the price, just use the code BLACK FRIDAY at the checkout. Please hurry as this offer only applies to this one set of cufflinks! https://www.macgillivrays.co.uk/celtic-cufflinks-maid-of-the-loch.html