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All aboard! Mother’s dream bistro for foodies on double decker bus

taken from stvAlison Simpson is finally about to jump about her touring bus cafe after years of planning.Many years before she became a mother Alison Simpson sat on a bus on a Caribbean island her head whirling with possibility.A dedicated member of a British Airways flight crew, she worked what was known as "the beach fleet" flying passengers from damp Scotland to sunnier, coconut clad tropics.There, she discovered the 'bus restaurants' - quirky dining ventures with old vehicles being...

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You’ll have had your tea….. on the bus

Taken from The Edinburgh ReporterFrom this weekend the owner of a 1966 Routemaster will offer passengers afternoon tea or a gourmet burger tour when they step aboard.Alison Simpson wants to capitalise on the Scottish reputation for quality food and drink. She says that £1 in every £5  spent by tourists is spent on food and drink during their visit. She now aims to capture the domestic and overseas markets with a tour of the city in twelve different languages...

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