Scottish Bloggers Meet


Yesterday I got the train through to Glasgow with the lovely Zoe and Lauren to go to the Scottish Bloggers Meet. I’ve never been to a bloggers event before so I was really excited to meet the people behind some of the blogs I’ve been reading for ages as well as discover a few new faces. We started off in The Counting House pub for a drink (pitchers of course) and a chance to get to know everyone a little bit. Charlene and Rani, who organised the whole thing, surprised us all with lovely wee goodie bags full of haircare goodies supplied by Alison Jameson Consultants. The shampoo smells amazing, will definitely be testing it out tomorrow!

Then we all headed over to the Thrill Room at Rox for an amazing afternoon tea. The tiny glittery cupcakes were so good and I couldn’t say no to a glass of champagne, of course! The room itself was gorgeous with mirrored walls and ceilings and pretty much the nicest furniture I’ve ever sat on! The lovely ladies at Rox were kind enough to give us all a little gift bag with a pair of really pretty earrings to take home.

After that we had a wander round a couple of shops and headed to the German market for some sausages followed by churros and crepes (with insane amounts of nutella!). We said goodbye to some of the group who had to make their way home but the rest of us headed off to find a pub where we could get ourselves a much needed sit down and a drink! It was so nice to chat to everyone about blogging and tweeting etc. – I don’t think any of my real life friends would be interested if I started talking about Google keyword searches! After a few too many shots and skittle bombs it was time to make my way to the train home again, wish I could have stayed longer!

Hopefully I’ll be seeing you all again soon, another meetup in 2012 is definitely necessary! Feel free to add me on Twitter for a chat.

Have you ever been to a blogger meet-up?

Gillian x


Freelance social media and digital marketing consultant with a penchant for writing blog posts, drinking sickly sweet cocktails and exploring the cobbled streets of Edinburgh.


  • GEMBEAR says:

    it was lovely to meet you! i've been reading your blog for ages. i came across it when i first moved to Edinburgh! shame i couldn't stay longer, but i knew alcohol would be involved and i had work early this morning :9 x

  • beewaits says:

    wonderful day and super good to meet everyone. gutted i didn't stay for crepes and shots! x

  • Cherry says:

    Ooh this looks like such fun!

  • Lauren-Ella says:

    It was looovely to meet you! Defs need another meet up in 2012 x

  • This sounds lovely! Such a well organised meet up 😀 Jealous I'm not from Scotland! x

  • sammycx says:

    looks awesome! i've never been to a meet up but i would really love too! love the photos 🙂

  • frecklie says:

    Sounds like you had a fantastic time 🙂 x

  • Caroline says:

    It looks like a great day.. the champagne afternoon tea looks delicious! x

  • ooo, i would love to go to a blogger meet up – i'll have to keep my eyes open for one around here – looks like you had a blast!


  • Katy says:

    Sounds like a good day!
    I've never been to a blogger meet up, I want to, but I'd be very nervous! xx
    Sirens and Bells

  • Second Best says:

    looks fun! and those cupcakes look adorable

  • Gem says:

    so jealous, that afternoon tea sounds AMAZING. Nothing is better than mini cakes and tea… maybe cocktails but you had those too! mmm xx

  • Looks like fun!


  • carmen xo says:

    aw looks so much fun! I've never been to a blogger meeting but they look like such a great way to meet me people. will keep my eyes peeled for another scottish meet up 🙂

  • Maria says:

    I love blog meet ups and this looks great!

    Maria xxx

  • Wida says:

    You're so lucky! Where I live, there's barely any bloggers 🙁 Or at least fashionable ones!

    Missing Amsie Blog

  • This looks like a lot of fun, and the venue is lovely. I've never been to a bloggers meet, I will try and make it to one next year! x

  • This looks wonderful, I've never been to a blogger meetup but think it would be a great chance to meet everyone you chat to online in person! And you're right – I work in online marketing, and trying to chat about keyword searches etc is not happening with anyone who doesn't have to do it themselves haha x

  • Stylish Kid says:

    would love to go to the meet up next time in Glasgow <3 would love to meet some scottish bloggers.

  • Looks like ye all had a great time. its an ideal way to meet people with so much in common. must organise this is my area. loving your blog !!! i am following you now

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