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I’ve never travelled up Carlton Hill in the evening before, but the 360 degree view it afforded me of the Firth of Forth to the north and the beautiful lighting of Edinburgh City centre was worth the visit alone.  However,…

Stuff

If you are looking for a cheaper destination for hotel accommodation just outside of Edinburgh, want a location which is handy for also visiting Glasgow, and want a great range of designer shopping stores under one roof then Livingston is…

Cavern Beatles

There aren’t many people who can’t say they don’t like the Beatles.  Maybe it’s one particular era in their evolving career, maybe it’s just a couple of songs, but judging by the healthy turn out at the Brunton Theatre, a…

McLuckie’s Line

It’s always a treat to visit the seaside areas of Edinburgh, Portobello and Musselburgh.  Last night I was able to extend a trip to Musselburgh to the fine Brunton Theatre, where I viewed the play McLUCKIES LINE. This is a…

National Museum of Flight: The Wheels & Wings Show

If you are looking for a fantastic day out which will be sure to appeal to all the family, I strongly recommend you take a look at THE WHEELS AND WINGS SHOW, which is taking place at the NATIONAL MUSEUM…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018: Nick Page

Nick Page stresses quite early on that its very hard for him to sympathise with the worlds current problems because he’s white, middle class, middle aged, living in middle England.  Correction, he’s white, middle class, middle aged, living in middle…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: Darren Walsh

If you like a show which lurches around at a very fast pace with non-stop puns and gags then Darren Walsh is your man. Recent appearances on TV and radio, plus Dave TV joke of the year in 2015, Darren…

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2018: Seen and Heard

If you want a show that has absolutely everything, and I mean everything, then look no further than SEEN AND HEARD. The show commences with a young, fragile looking girl called Becky Lou on the stage.  The music starts, and…

National Museum of Scotland: Rip It Up

Hailing from Manchester, I’m very aware of my musical heritage and the disproportioned input my home town has provided to the worlds cultural activities in the last fifty years.  From the Hacienda to the regeneration of the Halle, as a…

Edinburgh Festival 2018: Clara Cupcakes

Anybody growing up in the middle to late eighties will feel a tinge of remembrance when you sit down to attend CLARA CUPCAKES – THE WORST as the music playing around the cosy environs of the auditorium is reminiscent of…