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SAMHUINN

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…

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: Art of Glass

Another event for me to see in the National Museum of Scotland, ART OF GLASS. I didn’t know what to expect to see when visiting this event today as glass as an art form was not something I’d really stopped…

National Museum of Scotland: Modernist Jewellery

Usually when I’m ducking into the National Museum Scotland it’s to escape the typically bleak Scottish weather.  A welcome and warming retreat out of Edinburgh’s cold environs. However today as I visit I’m escaping the summer heatwave of which nobody…

Museum of Flight

“How could they deal with all those buttons?”  The man stood silently staring into the cockpit, shaking his head and muttering those words to me.  He was looking into the BOAC pilot seating and I could tell he was astounded…