Monthly Archives: December 2010

PHOTO – Boxing Day sunrise

If you hadn’t overindulged too much on mince pies and sherry yesterday, you might have been lucky enough to witness this morning’s stunning sunrise. Here’s some photos we took as the sky turned from fiery red to beautiful pastel pinks and purples. Happy Boxing Day! Tweet

PHOTO – Water of Leith on Christmas Day

The Water of Leith between Stockbridge and Dean Village was particularly beautiful on Christmas Day. Frozen water, wintry light and hungry ducks galore. We hope you enjoy these photos – and that you’re having a very happy Christmas! Tweet

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 2010 – Love Eleven

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is where Edinburgh plays host to the world’s best new year celebrations and this year is no different, with a programme of fabulous events for everyone to enjoy from the 30th December 2010 through til 2nd January 2011.  As well as the famous Street Party and the Concert In The Gardens, there’s a […]

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, What’s on 30th December 2010

All events are subject to change due to inclement weather.  Please check through links and local press if weather is bad.       Camera Obscura. Royal Mile.  10am-5pm.     Edinburgh Zoo.  Corstorphine Road.  9.30am – 4.30pm.    Tickets only £5. Edinburgh Castle.  9.30am – 4.15 pm (last admission).    Daft days, meet Mary Queen of Scots and her lady in waiting.  11am-4.30pm. Royal […]

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, What’s on 31st December 2010

All events are subject to change due to inclement weather.  Please check through links and local press if weather is bad.      Camera Obscura. Royal Mile.  10am-5pm.    Edinburgh Zoo.  Corstorphine Road.  9.30am – 4.30pm.    Tickets only £5. Edinburgh Castle.  9.30am – 4.15 pm (last admission).    Daft days, meet Mary Queen of Scots and her lady in […]

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, What’s on 1st January 2011

All events are subject to change due to inclement weather.  Please check through links and local press if weather is bad.      1.1.11    Camera Obscura. Royal Mile.  10am-5pm.  Edinburgh Zoo.  Corstorphine Road.  9.30am – 4.30pm.    Tickets only £5. Edinburgh Castle.  9.30am – 4.15 pm (last admission).  Happy Old Year 11am – 3pm. Help […]

EVENT – Edinburgh’s Hogmanay, What’s on 2nd January 2011

All events are subject to change due to inclement weather.  Please check through links and local press if weather is bad.     Camera Obscura. Royal Mile.  10am-5pm.   Edinburgh Zoo.  Corstorphine Road.  9.30am – 4.30pm.    Tickets only £5.  Edinburgh Castle.  9.30am – 4.15 pm (last admission).   Happy Old Year 11am – 3pm. Help celebrate the year […]

EVENT – Oor Tours Hogmanay Special, 31st Dec 2010

Oor Tours and Graeme E Pearson are conducting their fabulous walking tour on Hogmanay!  We reviewed this tour previously and think it would be a fabulous way to kick start celebrations into 2011.  Starting at 2pm on 31st December 2010, tickets are £10 and include a nip of whisky. If you and a group of friends want to book a Hogmanay Tour get […]

PHOTO – Winter solstice lunar eclipse from Edinburgh

For around 20 minutes this morning, the lunar eclipse was clearly visible – then the clouds rolled in (at least from where we were watching) and obscured the view! Anyway, here’s what we managed to capture. …and then the clouds came in. However, we feel privileged to have witnessed it – the first lunar eclipse […]