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Edinburgh Zoo & The Easter Hunt

Are you are looking for a wonderful way to tire the kids out whilst entertaining and educating them?  May I suggest Edinburgh Zoo?  It may be an old classic but it’s worth checking out the website as often the zoo…

Edinburgh Street Food Festival

If you are out and about on the 30th April or 28th May 2017 in Edinburgh and you can’t agree with your party where you should eat, then I can offer the perfect solution for you all, based on my…

Monthly Comedy At The Granary

The monthly comedy night at the Granary bar is full deserving of a wider audience.  The only regular event of its kind in Leith is staged in the salubrious confines of the Shore district, some lively and attractive bars and…

Edinburgh’s Georgian Shadows

Want to visit an off the wall event that is actually on the wall?  Look no further than Georgian Shadows. It is the 250 year anniversary of the birth of Edinburgh’s new town, one of the events to mark this…

A Journey Through Maps

The National Library building in Edinburgh is always worth a visit.  Whether you want to browse the books, visit the latest exhibitions, or enjoy the café just inside the main doors there is something for everyone.  I went down today…

The Argentinean Is Back! Edinburgh Fringe Comedy

The fringe is in full swing… It’s a good, strike that, great sign when the queue for a PBH free fringe event winds up the hall, out the door and up the road.The Banshee Labyrinth was packed, people lined the…

JoJo Bellini and her fabulous Kitchen Cabaret performance

With the flyering in full swing and happy tourists lining the streets, I rocked up with my fringe guides and a coffee in hand to my first show of the Fringe at the Stand’s Comedy Club II near St Andrew’s…

Edinburgh Foodies Festival begins our Fringe!

Classic Edinburgh weather (glorious sun then gale force winds and torrential rain then glorious sun…) forme the back drop for the annual Foodie’s Festival trip to Edinburgh situated in the gorgeous surroundings of Inverleith Park. The first happy hour was…

Free Comedy at the Fringe – It’s Thea-Skot in Here…

I find myself climbing a grotty stairwell in a near-derelict upper building of a pub to check out Alison Thea-Skot… There must be very few cities in the world that felt as alive as Edinburgh did last Monday night.  A…

Amée Smith – Relax It’s Not About You

It’s early days, the beginning of the festival, and still the City is slowly grinding into gear for the mass influx of visitors to take on the shows on offer, which means most shows are running to less than capacity,…