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REVIEW – Lickety Splits, Jeffrey Street

Lickety Splits is a firm favourite of Edinburgh Spotlight, despite it having only been open since the end of July. Walking into the shop takes me right back to my childhood when sweet shops were magical places. The shop is run by Jude Ross and her friend who worked together for 10 years in the fashion industry but decided to embark on this new business together.

REVIEW – Shop, ‘Run And Become’

Edinburgh Spotlight Recommended!

Run and Become at 66 Dalry Road near Haymarket Station has been the only place I have purchased trainers from over the last 12 or so years.  The knowledge and helpfulness of their staff is second to none and they endeavour to find you the right pair of shoes for your use whether it is road […]

INFO – Edinburgh Castle Tickets

Beat the queues and buy your Edinburgh Castle tickets online before you visit.  You don’t need to specify which day you are going – you just need to buy it.  If you can’t print it off, you can still buy it and collect it at one of the machines in the Castle grounds (just as […]

EVENT – Free Puppet Shows This Weekend @ Museum of Edinburgh

This info is taken right off the council website HERE Name: Museum of Edinburgh Address: Huntly House, 142 Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh EH8 8DD Tel: Museum: 0131 529 4143 Tel: Media: 0131 529 2427 E-mail: museumsandgalleries Free Puppet Show More free fun for all the family! Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 September 2009 Come along […]

REVIEW – Kebab Mahal

*****

In my opinion, the Kebab Mahal is the best place for halal traditional tandoori and curry dishes.   They also run a thriving kebab and pizza takeaway into the early hours. I’ve been eating there since the 90s – an example menu is here You can get take away food, but you can also sit in the restaurant.  […]

INFO – Free Swim or Gym Session in September !

Edinburgh Leisure are saying that there are no more excuses for the month of September when it comes to exercising. They are offering a FREE swim or gym session by downloading a voucher  HERE  They are also offering a free months’ membership.  There are no contracts, so you really can try out the gym for free. […]

EVENT – Holistic and Craft Fair, Sunday 6th Sep, Morningside

There is a holistic and craft fair being held at the Columcille Centre, 2 Newbattle Terrace, Morningside on  Sunday 6th September  between 11am  and 5.00pm Free Entry There shall be several stalls on the day with tasters on holistic therapies and stalls selling crafts , aromatherapy oils, jewellery etc. There shall also be tarot reading/angel card reading If […]

REVIEW – Cafe Truva, Leith

*****

Stopped off for a cuppa and cake at Cafe Truva on The Shore in Leith.  This review is only for a cup of tea and cake, but they do all kinds of food for lunch etc and I look forward to trying them out. It was 3pm or so when I was there, so not […]

NEWS – The Great Fridge Adventurers Arrive in Edinburgh !

Marcus and James are 2 young men who are walking from John O Groats to Lands End to raise money for charity.  They have a full website called The Great Fridge Adventure which explains the reasons they are doing it. Their inspiration came from the original Fridge Adventurer – Tony Hawks who took one round Ireland for […]

REVIEW – Lunch at Tex Mex 2, Thistle Street

*****

Tex Mex 2 is situated in Thistle Street between Hanover and Frederick Street.  I have eaten here many times before and sampled some of their fabulous Margaritas and Mexican food.  No alcohol yesterday lunchtime for the three of us who were dining, we had to return to work after. They do a business lunch during the week and […]