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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,…

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…

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,…

A magic evening in Edinburgh…

Being welcomed into the warmth of Summerhall’s embrace is always enjoyable but Friday evening had a particularly magically twist with the launch of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival With a mission to celebrate the art of magic and inspire audiences, they…

Edinburgh’s Best Events – Summer 2016

In the run up to the Edinburgh International Festival there are tons of amazing events to keep you busy in the sunshine.   The Plus Ones are on hand to seek out the best our fair city has to offer…