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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…

Granary Comedy Night

The Granary comedy night is a hidden gem of the Edinburgh/Leith comedy listings and deserves to be seen by a larger audience for several reasons.  In July, the proceeds were for the charity The Diana Award and a good turnout…

Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017

The Edinburgh International Film festival is a vibrant and exciting precursor to the Fringe, taking place throughout June.  In some shape or form fifty-nine countries are represented either with films, actors, or staff on the other side of the camera….

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…

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,…

The Arches Launch in Edinburgh

On a classic Scottish summer day somewhere between sun and rain, The Arches in Edinburgh’s East End roared to a splendid opening with fizz, food trucks and fan fare. The Waverley Arches are a row of 19 newly renovated Victorian…