Monthly Archives: October 2011

NEWS – Wagamama opens in Edinburgh

Fans of Wagamama that live in Edinburgh can finally get excited as they open a branch in the city on Wednesday 2nd November 2011. Taking up residency in the former Bank of Scotland on Castle Terrace/Lothian Road, the new 130 seater eatery is sure to be a hit with residents and visitors alike. Ahead of […]

PHOTO – October 29th 2011 sunrise

We like a good sunrise (and sunset) as you know, but this morning’s was particularly impressive… We felt privileged watching it: from the first glowing hint that something special was about to happen; through the constantly-changing colours and patterns as the sun rose; to the last faint embers in the morning sky – better than […]

PHOTO – Autumn stroll around Edinburgh

With guests in town, we took a stroll around the city centre today to show them some of the best views of Edinburgh. Blessed with perfect Autumn weather and a gorgeous blue sky, here’s some of what we snapped today. With the exception of the views taken from within Edinburgh Castle, all the photos and […]

REVIEW – Juicy Fruits (A Play, A Pie & A Pint), Traverse Theatre


In Leo Butler’s Juicy Fruits, old friends Nina and Lorna are catching up over coffee and cake after not having seen each other for six years. Lorna (Clare Waugh) has a 8-month old baby; Nina (Denise Hoey) is back from animal aid work in Borneo. But as the two women share pleasantries over pastries, it […]

REVIEW – Charlie and Evelyn’s Table

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

Another meal at Edinburgh’s first supper club We have been lucky enough to dine at Charlie and Evelyn’s Table before. You can only imagine our excitement when we were invited by friends to a ‘chef’s table’ experience last weekend. Since Chris and Rachel Rowley last hosted a supper club night, they’ve not only moved to a […]

REVIEW – Al Shields ‘Slow Burner’ LP launch at The Voodoo Rooms

In his grey suit and hat, Al Shields may be a little lighter in tone than The Man In Black – but with his appealing set of old country, blues and American folk, he walks a similar line to Mr Cash. Tonight’s gig at The Voodoo Rooms is to celebrate the launch of Al’s debut […]

PHOTO – Edinburgh Castle, early morning

It was a beautiful Autumn morning yesterday and now that the Edinburgh Tattoo seating has been dismantled from the esplanade, there really is no better time to get a picture of Edinburgh Castle. You just need to get there before 9.15am as that’s when they start allowing the tourists to queue to get in for […]

REVIEW – Dig (A Play, A Pie & A Pint at the Traverse Theatre)


Katie Douglas gets the new A Play, A Pie & A Pint season at the Traverse off to a meaty start with her tight and emotionally-charged short play Dig, a character-driven piece directed by George Perrin which unearths how pride can be the most crippling sin of all. In this co-production by Glasgow’s Òran Mór […]