October 7, 2018

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 Five reasons this season should be named Fr-autumn

Many people consider autumn their favourite season. I can understand why; long weekend walks kicking through crisp leaves, the smell of burning logs, clear skies and stunning woodland colours. But le...

May 7, 2018

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 Clare, my dentist, said her favourite part of Soup is The New Coffee is the day Soup Bling is exported into the Scottish countryside for a team-building event. She said I must have experienced a few in my working life. Indeed – I’ve attempted Soup B...

April 10, 2018

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Last week I received an email from Amelia ‘outskirts of Aberdeenshire’ asking about the Meadows in Edinburgh. She had a vision of poppy fields and frolicking rabbits and couldn’t understand why Callie would set up a soup kiosk in the middle of a past...

March 12, 2018

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Of course Chips was highly delighted when I told him we were going for a donder down Colinton Dell. The shrubby, tree-lined path, which weaves alongside the Water of Leith is like heaven to the intrepid dachshund. But the real skill comes -not in neg...

October 24, 2017

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On Wednesday the 18th October, the Edinburgh Evening News featured in the Real Lives section the release of my three novels. The headline ‘NHS Worker Lisa has the write stuff” caught the eye of NHS Lothian colleagues from the RIE and Astley Ainslie H...

September 19, 2017

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Soup Is The New Coffee is the story of two girls’ rivalry (or ladlery) over the soup business. Here are some of my favourite soups:

​Lentil - King of Soups!

A firm favourite but, in all honesty, it’s mostly because it’s the only soup I can make without...

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I'm Lisa and I'm blogging about Edinburgh, having fun with writing and amusing ideas.


February 7, 2018

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