Monthly Archives: January 2009

REVIEW – Morningside Shopping

Morningside is a lovely area to spend a couple of hours in, wandering around the shops. There’s all kinds, from fancy boutiques, to crafts shops to old fashioned book shops.

INFO – Rabbie Burns Day

Today is Robert Burns (Rabbie Burns) day – hope you have a good one and enjoy your haggis ! More info at   and Tweet

REVIEW – Lunch at Rick's, Frederick Street


Had a very enjoyable lunch at Rick’s in Frederick Street today. My two friends and I opted for their set lunch menu.  This costs £9.95 and includes a glass of house wine (or soft drink) and the choice of any 2 courses  i.e  starter and main or main and dessert. A good selection to choose […]

INFO – Edinburgh Skyline

Was up town today and couldn’t resist going up Calton Hill to get a fabulous view of the city on such a clear day. Tweet

INFO – Castle in Winter Sun

The Castle has lots of different looks to it through the seasons, but sometimes I love the outline that the low winter sun produces. Photo taken from bottom of Frederick Street   Tweet

REVIEW – Breakfast at Cafe Rouge, Frederick Street


Cafe Rouge on Frederick Street has been around for years. It’s popular with the locals and a great place to spend an afternoon in the summer months as they have outdoor seating that gets the sun most of the day. I’ve not been for a couple of years, as I have heard mixed reviews including […]