Monthly Archives: February 2013

REVIEW – Stockbridge Sunday Market, Edinburgh

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Stockbridge Market is the place to head for a spot of Sunday shopping The Stockbridge Market has over 18 months of trading under its belt now and continues to attract hoards of Sunday shoppers. With a pool of over 100 traders there really is something for everyone. It’s become part of our weekly Sunday ritual […]

INFO – Carolyn Baxter Boutique, London Street, Edinburgh

Couture dress designer Carolyn Baxter has opens her first shop in  Edinburgh With over 2.5 million views on her fashion, style and beauty YouTube channel Carolyn Baxter is well known in the fashion world. At the end of 2012, Carolyn opened her own boutique in London Street stocking a collection of her famous couture dresses. […]

REVIEW – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo, Festival Theatre Edinburgh


By Danielle Farrow Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo (from New York) has built a great reputation over its 38 years and counting, and is definitely for your viewing pleasure whether you are a ballet enthusiast, just want to dip your toe – en pointe – into ballet waters, enjoy physical comedy or fancy the […]

EVENT – The Edinburgh Moonwalk 2013, 8th June 2013

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Edinburgh Moonwalk 2013 The 8th Edinburgh Moonwalk takes place on Saturday June 8th 2013. Starting from a new location this year, the Edinburgh Moonwalk will begin at the beautifully picturesque Leith Links Park. There are four  events to enter this year. The Full Moonwalk (26 miles) The Half Moonwalk (13 miles) The New Moonwalk (6.6 miles) […]

INFORMATION – Edinburgh venues available for private hire

Having a private soirée Edinburgh?  We aim to collect information on the venues available for hire in the city. A recent post on our Facebook page asking for current venues available for hire in Edinburgh led to a flurry of answers. It’s a question we often get emailed, but don’t always have the up to date […]

REVIEW – The Pantry, Stockbridge

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A great addition to the Stockbridge dining choices By Chiara Pannozzo, our senior food reviewer who also blogs at Wine and Olives New eateries come onto the Edinburgh food scene regularly. Some get a better reception than others, and in the case of The Pantry, I would like to extend only the warmest of welcomes. To open […]

FESTIVAL – Edinburgh International Science Festival, 23 March – 7 April 2013

The Edinburgh International Science Festival celebrates its 25th year in 2013 The Edinburgh International Science Festival celebrates 25 years of introducing audiences of all ages to innovative and entertaining science and is marking the occasion with a diverse programme of events over two weeks from 23 March.  The 2013 Science Festival looks forward to the […]

EVENT – Champions of Tennis, 20-23 June 2013, Edinburgh

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Champions of Tennis event comes to Edinburgh The Champions of Tennis events is part of the ATP Champions Tour, and is coming to Edinburgh in June 2013. 20th – 23rd June 2013 sees the event take places in Stockbridge at the Edinburgh Academicals ground, the first time this event has been held in Scotland. This in […]

PHOTO – Edinburgh winter sunset

  Today was another cracker of a day in Edinburgh. A bit chilly to begin with, but the sun was shining all day long. I was shopping in town about 5pm and it looked like it would be a good sunset, even in the centre of town. Out with the camera (always have at least […]


PHOTOWALK- A sunny February Sunday in Edinburgh

  With bright blue skies in Edinburgh today, I decided to make the most of the gorgeous weather and went for an early morning walk. Parking outside the Botanics (free on Sundays) I headed through Inverleith Park, Stockbridge, Canonmills and back through the east gate of the Botanics. Growing up in Stockbridge, I love to […]