Monthly Archives: April 2012

PREVIEW – Edinburgh International Magic Festival 2012

Edinburgh International Magic Festival 2012 launched A sensory feast awaits this summer as The Edinburgh International Magic Festival casts its spell across the Capital and promises to take you to the extreme end of visual theatre. Attracting over 30 performers from eight countries including: France, Germany, Portugal, Australia, Italy, New Zealand, Ukraine and the UK, […]

REVIEW – Solid Air by Marc Marnie

Solid Air is a photo exhibition by Edinburgh photographer Marc Marnie at The Village in Leith, featuring some striking and memorable music photography of subjects ranging from stadium rockers such as REM and Bon Jovi, to alternative acts like Amanda Palmer and The Subways. However big the star however, Marnie captures not only their onstage […]

REVIEW – The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Lyceum


A stronger stomach than is usually called for at The Lyceum may be required if you go to see The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Martin McDonagh’s black – and blood-spattered – comedy, directed by The Lyceum’s Mark Thomson. Mad Padraic (Peter Campion) tortures drug dealers in warehouses, dreams of setting up a more extreme splinter group […]

REVIEW – Cuckoo’s Bakery


Cuckoo’s continues to provide great savoury food and wonderful cupcakes By Chiara Pannozzo Some places just get it right. Cuckoo’s Bakery in Edinburgh’s New Town is one of those places. With a loyal following who go out of their way to get their daily cupcake fix, this bakery has become something of an institution for […]

PHOTO – Guess where in Edinburgh #74

Just for fun, guess where in Edinburgh this is.  Do you where this is?  Answers below or in our twitter stream. Our guess where #73 remains unanswered. Tweet

NEWS – Smoothiesforme to play goNORTH music festival

We’ve been big fans of Smoothiesforme since first hearing her music a few months ago. The talented 17-year-old singer songwriter from Edinburgh has built up a huge and deserved following on Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, and is now set to take things even further after being selected to appear at the influential goNORTH festival and […]

PHOTO – Our Nation’s Sons ‘hoody’ art, Edinburgh

There have been some additions to the walls of Edinburgh in the last couple of days. Edinburgh College of Art student Joe Caslin is behind the Our Nation’s Son’s art project which will see six pieces of work appear around the capital over the next week or so. Caslin was involved in last year’s Inside […]

EVENT – Pedal on Parliament, 28th April 2012, Edinburgh

Pedal on Parliament are calling all Scottish cyclists to get involved Pedal on Parliament has been set up by a group of cyclists forming a cross-section of Scottish cycling with the same aim in mind – to make Scotland a safer place to cycle. There is an online petition lobbying MSPs and local councillors to help […]

PHOTO – Altered Street Sign, Edinburgh

We first published a picture of this altered street sign last year. We took another picture today and noticed it’s still there, albeit slightly faded. We’re really glad it has not been fixed yet as it brings a smile to our faces every time we pass it.   Edited – unfortunately it’s been replaced with […]


PREVIEW – Vive le Cabaret hits the Brighton Fringe

Although the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is still a few (short) months away, this week sees the start of the Brighton Fringe, where many Edinburgh-bound acts will debut their new shows and routines. Kicking things off in their own inimitable style this year are Edinburgh-based Blond Ambition and their five-star sellout show Vive le Cabaret (produced […]